Washington (Times Of Ocean)- Former United States President Donald Trump sued former Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and a number of her political allies on Thursday regarding charges of collusion with Russia made in 2016.
The lawsuit, filed in federal court in Florida, accuses Clinton, former FBI Director James Comey, White House National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan, the Democratic National Committee and others of racketeering and fabricating alleged links between Trump’s presidential campaign and the Kremlin.
The lawsuit alleges Clinton and her cronies attempted to ‘hurdle Trump’s campaign for presidency’.
It specifically charges Clinton and her aides with attempting “to undermine Trump’s presidential bid through fabricating a scandal” through launching an “unfounded” federal investigation, and a “media frenzy.”
Under the guise of ‘opposition research,’ ‘data analytics,’ and other political stratagems, the Defendants sought to sway the public’s trust, the lawsuit claims.
“The actions taken in furtherance of their scheme—falsifying evidence, deceiving law enforcement, and exploiting access to highly-sensitive data sources – are so outrageous, subversive and incendiary that even the events of Watergate pale in comparison,” it adds.
According to one court document, Trump is seeking at least $21 million in damages.
Clinton has not yet publicly responded to the lawsuit after she announced she had been diagnosed with the Coronavirus on Wednesday.