Trump Urged On Fake Fox News Story, Defamation Suit Says

Law360, New York (August 1, 2017, 5:35 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump reviewed efforts by Fox News Channel and a Republican donor to craft a now-retracted article about the killing of a Democratic National Committee aide, according to a defamation suit filed Tuesday in New York federal court by a Fox contributor.

The White House pushed Fox to run the story to extinguish speculation that Trump colluded with Russia to influence the presidential election, according to the suit. (AP) The White House pushed Fox to run a story suggesting that the source of DNC emails leaked to WikiLeaks was Seth Rich, who was shot dead in a D.C. neighborhood in...

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