Trump NDA Put Staff At 'Intolerable Risk,' Press Group Says

By Pete Brush (August 6, 2020, 5:25 PM EDT) -- Broad nondisclosure agreements leave campaign workers perilously exposed to civil liability, a press freedom group told a Manhattan federal judge Thursday, weighing in on a former Donald Trump campaign worker's challenge to what she calls an unlawful contract signed in 2016.

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press commented in a friend-of-the-court brief lodged in plaintiff Jessica Denson's proposed class action, pending before U.S. District Judge Paul G. Gardephe, which seeks a ruling that contracts used by then-candidate Trump are not enforceable.

Denson, a California resident, asserts that the Republican president's campaign is using agreements to "chill truthful political speech...

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