Lawyers: Trump too busy to face woman’s defamation lawsuit

Summer Zervos, center, a 2006 contestant on “The Apprentice,” enters Manhattan Supreme Court with attorney Gloria Allred, left, and an unidentified woman in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017. A Manhattan judge is weighing whether to toss out a defamation lawsuit against President Donald Trump by the former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of unwanted sexual contact.Kathy Willens / AP

NEW YORK — Lawyers for President Donald Trump argued on Tuesday that a defamation lawsuit filed by a former contestant on his reality TV show “The Apprentice” who accused him of unwanted sexual contact should at least be blocked while he’s in office because he’s too busy and important.

Summer Zervos was a contestant on the show in 2006 and sued the Republican after he dismissed as “fabricated and made-up charges” her claims that he made unwanted sexual contact with her at a Beverly Hills, California, hotel in 2007. Her lawsuit sought an apology and at least $2,914.

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