Judge rules former ‘Apprentice’ contestant’s suit against Trump can proceed while he is president–ABA Journal

BY DEBRA CASSENS WEISS

President Donald Trump is not immune from a state court lawsuit alleging he defamed a former contestant on The Apprentice by denying her allegations of unwanted kissing and groping, a New York judge has ruled.

Judge Jennifer Schechter allowed the suit by Summer Zervos in a decision on Tuesday, report the Washington PostPoliticoBuzzFeed News and Bloomberg News.

“No one is above the law,” Schechter wrote.

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