Trump instructed to cover six-figure legal fee following unsuccessful lawsuit over Steele dossier

by | Mar 7, 2024

President Trump has been instructed to settle a six-figure legal bill to a company established by a former British spy, whom he unsuccessfully sued for disseminating what his lawyer termed “shocking and scandalous” false allegations that tarnished his reputation.

A London judge, who dismissed the lawsuit against Orbis Business Intelligence last month, citing its inevitable failure, has mandated Trump to cover legal fees totaling 300,000 pounds ($382,000), as outlined in court documents released Thursday.

Orbis was established by Christopher Steele, who previously headed the Russia desk for Britain’s Secret Intelligence Service, also known as MI6.

The British court case stood as one of the few instances where Trump, who is poised to secure the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, wasn't a defendant amidst significant legal challenges on the domestic front.

Source: AP News

 

 

 

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