Trump Campaign, WikiLeaks Seek To Kill DNC Hacking Suit

Law360 (December 10, 2018, 8:56 PM EST) -- The Trump campaign and WikiLeaks asked a New York federal court to toss the Democratic National Committee's suit over a pre-election email hack, saying Friday that the suit runs counter to the First Amendment and doesn't sufficiently allege they violated privacy and intellectual property laws.

The DNC had named the Trump campaign, WikiLeaks, Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and the Russian government and military as defendants in its lawsuit outlining an alleged conspiracy to use internal emails to embarrass the Democrats and undermine their presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, but the Trump campaign, the controversial leaks website and others pushed back in...

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