Trump sues Hillary Clinton, DNC over Russia collusion narrative in 2016 election

Former President Donald Trump on Thursday filed a federal lawsuit alleging that Hillary Clinton and the Democratic National Committee were behind a wide-ranging “unthinkable plot” to smear him and his 2016 presidential campaign as colluding with Russian officials in order to fabricate an explosive scandal and derail his bid for the White House.

“In the run up to the 2016 Presidential Election, Hillary Clinton and her cohorts orchestrated an unthinkable plot – one that shocks the conscience and is an affront to this nation’s democracy,” reads the lawsuit, filed in the Southern District of Florida.

“Acting in concert, the Defendants maliciously conspired to weave a false narrative that their Republican opponent, Donald J. Trump, was colluding with a hostile foreign sovereignty,” the former president alleges in the filing.

The 45th president claims that the scheme concocted by Clinton and others falsified evidence, deceived law enforcement, exploited “access to highly-sensitive data sources” and was “so outrageous, subversive and incendiary that even the events of Watergate pale in comparison.”

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