Tags: Donald Trump | US | Trump Aide | Lawsuit

Ex-White House Aide Who Wrote Expose Sues Trump

Monday, 11 February 2019 06:38 PM

A former White House aide is suing President Donald Trump and arguing the government is trying to illegally penalize him after he wrote a book that portrayed an unflattering picture of life in the West Wing.

Cliff Sims filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in Washington.

Trump's campaign accused Sims last month of violating a nondisclosure agreement by publishing his book, "Team of Vipers."

Trump has dismissed Sims as a "low level staffer." He said the book was "based on made up stories and fiction."

Sims' lawsuit charges the government is using a private surrogate to "serve as an illegitimate cutout" and impose liability through the nondisclosure agreement. Sims argues he learned the information only through his time as a federal employee.

The White House didn't immediately comment.

© Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

   
1Like our page
2Share
Politics
A former White House aide is suing President Donald Trump and arguing the government is trying to illegally penalize him after he wrote a book that portrayed an unflattering picture of life in the West Wing.Cliff Sims filed a lawsuit Monday in federal court in...
US, Trump Aide, Lawsuit
129
2019-38-11
Monday, 11 February 2019 06:38 PM
Newsmax Media, Inc.
 

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved