The parent company of former President Donald Trump’s Truth Social platform is suing 20 media outlets, which it claims reported false information about the company’s finances.
The civil suit, which seeks $1.5 billion, was filed in Sarasota County, Florida Circuit Court on Monday.
“Today, Truth Social filed a defamation lawsuit that is likely unprecedented in history, incorporating twenty publications – and even more may be added. All of them published the same false information about Truth Social and refused to fully retract their stories,” a statement posted by the media platform said. “To the Fake News outlets that think themselves above accountability: we’ll see you in court.”
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