President Donald Trump gave the strongest indication yet that he views his current job as another reality-television program prior to a Cabinet meeting Wednesday afternoon.
President Trump renewed his call for a federal libel law on Wednesday, saying people who are subject to false and defamatory accusations should have "meaningful recourse" in federal courts. He can look all he wants, but he can't do anything about it. Cue cable news fainting anyway.
President Donald Trump listens during a meeting with lawmakers on immigration policy in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Jan. 9, 2018, in Washington, D.C. "We want fairness. You can't say things that are false, knowingly false, and be able to smile as money pours into your bank account". "Our current libel laws are a sham and a disgrace", he added.
Under the laws Trump would like to institute, proving libel would be less about meeting a high legal standard than about pleasing him.
Trump revived the issue of libel law Wednesday in the wake of Michael Wolff's Fire and Fury, which Trump has called a "really boring and untruthful book" full of "made up stories".
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This month, the Grammy-, Oscar-, and Tony-winning multi-hyphenate weighed in on the GOP-led passage of tax reform, claiming that the new law would blue states, Hollywood employees, and athletes.
To prove libel, a public figure must show a writer or publisher acted with actual malice in publishing a false statement.
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They wouldn't cease and desist, so now President Trump is targeting libel laws in an effort to silence his critics. Trump immediately labeled it libelous and told a Miami TV station that US libel laws should be more like those in the U.K, which, he said, give aggrieved public figures like himself a "good chance of winning". "And I think what the American people want to see is fairness", said the United States president.
In the University of Chicago Law School journal, Chicago Unbound, now-Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan in 1993 published a paper saying that the underlying reality of the case in Times v. Sullivan was a "governmental suppression of critical speech".
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The White House did not initially deny the remarks but Trump later denied using the controversial words in a tweet . On Friday, Trump denied using the language , about Haiti , and tried to turn the conversation to Democrats.