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Trump Pays $392,000 Legal Fees to NY Times: Landmark Ruling

  • Former President Donald Trump paid $392,000 in legal fees to The New York Times following the dismissal of his lawsuit against the newspaper and its journalists.
  • The lawsuit stemmed from a 2018 investigation into Trump’s finances, including the publication of confidential tax records, with Trump accusing The Times of various allegations, including “tortious interference.”
  • The court’s ruling, based on protections under the New York Constitution and recent amendments to anti-SLAPP laws, upheld the journalists’ right to report on matters of public interest, marking a significant victory for press freedom.

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