Green light for ‘Ap­pren­tice’ smear suit

New York Daily News - - SCANDALS GALORE - Vic­to­ria Bekiem­pis

A ONE-TIME “Ap­pren­tice” con­tes­tant’s defama­tion case against Pres­i­dent Trump can move for­ward, a New York State ap­peals court de­cided Thurs­day.

Pres­i­dent Trump in April filed pa­per­work in Man­hat­tan Supreme Court main­tain­ing that the Con­sti­tu­tion pro­tects him from a law­suit brought by Sum­mer Zer­vos, who claims Trump made sexual ad­vances on her. un­wanted

Af­ter the court ruled against him, he asked the state Ap­pel­late Divi­sion to stay the case until de­cid­ing on his im­mu­nity claim — but the ap­peals court shot down his re­quest.

The “mo­tion is de­nied,” the Ap­pel­late Divi­sion said in a foursen­tence rul­ing.

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