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Donald Trump's campaign was drafting a defamation lawsuit
against the New York Times late Wednesday night, hours after the news
organization published a story in which two women accused the Republican
presidential nominee of sexual assault, sources confirmed to the Washington Examiner.
Within hours of threatening to take legal action against the
major publication for launching a "completely false, coordinated
character assassination against" him, Trump had requested that his
attorneys draft a major lawsuit against the Times.
"This is war," said one campaign insider with knowledge of the
situation. The same source accused the Times and other mainstream media
outlets of "working hand in hand" with Hillary Clinton's campaign to
sabotage Trump in the final month before the election.
"We're coming at them strong and everybody better have a good lawyer," the source said.
Trump and senior aides on his campaign have forcefully denied that there
is any truth to allegations published by the Times on Wednesday
evening. The two women featured in the report, Jessica Leeds and Rachel
Cook, claimed that Trump made unwanted sexual advances on them on