Trump’s legal team used a line of defense they were likely to make if he was charged with a criminal offense.

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  • Donald Trump’s lawyer threatens to sue CNN in a 282-page document.

  • His lawyer states that he “subjectively believes” that Trump lost the 2020 elections due to fraudulent elections.

  • This could present his possible legal strategy as further investigation into Trump increases.

Former President Donald Trump’s legal team has threatened to sue Cable Network CNN for defamation. The letter uses a strategy that could lead to central defense if his lawyer faces criminal accusations related to his role in trying to stick to power despite losing. Is shown. Elections for 2020.

Page 282 DocumentHis lawyer said the television network repeatedly said that Trump was “lying” after the presidential election and “provided a story condemning President Trump’s legitimacy and abilities.”

Lawyers said CNN’s portrayal of Trump was inaccurate because he “subjectively believes” that there was an election fraud in the 2020 presidential election.

The lawyer’s July 21 email to the television network gives a glimpse of how Trump’s legal defense team will respond if the former president is charged with criminal charges. There are several ongoing investigations into him and his business practices. The Justice Department and the Atlanta District Attorney Fani Willis are investigating allegations that Trump and his closest ally tried to overturn the 2020 elections.

Insiders previously reported that Trump may have violated Five Federal and three Post-election Georgia law includes wire fraud, tampering with witnesses, swearing, and election interference.

One of the possible defenses strategy Trump’s lawyer can hire him to truly believe that there was an election fraud and to claim that he had no intention of committing a criminal offense.

For example, in this document, lawyers explain in more detail how Trump didn’t lie about fraudulent elections by writing a complete definition of the word.

“Webster’s dictionary defines a’lie’as an assertion of something that the speaker knows or believes is not true with the intention of deceiving,” they wrote. “Therefore, the definition is not limited to simply being wrong about the claim. Instead, the speaker needs to know that he is speaking wrong and have a specific misunderstanding.”

Trump’s lawyer also argued that numerous post-election allegations suggest problems counting votes — the allegations are groundless and will fail in court when presented.

“A significant number of Americans shared President Trump’s truly retained view that fraudulent elections affected the outcome of the 2020 elections,” the lawyer wrote.

But the prosecutor will have a counter. Top executive of the Justice Ministry State election officials say that the allegations of fraudulent elections are unfounded or “Bullet” — An assessment that seeks to undermine Trump’s belief in widespread fraud.

Legal expert Before To insiders, prosecutors can also try to draw a picture that Trump’s actions are part of a larger strategy to put pressure on Republican executives across the country to overturn the 2020 elections. Told.

Trump’s legal team may also try to blame others on Trump’s inner circle for his actions before and after the 2020 elections. This is an effective lawyer blame strategy.

Trump’s team did not respond to insider’s request for comment on Thursday.

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