Maryland blogger settles defamation suit brought by Melania Trump
01:59, Feb 10, 2017
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President George W. Bush's White House ethics counselor, Richard Painter, told the Post that the lawsuit appears to suggest that Melania Trump sought to profit from her role as first lady, saying: "There has never been a first lady of the United States who insinuated that she meant to make a lot of money because of the "once-in-a-lifetime" opportunity of being first lady".
Those product categories, it goes on to say, could have included apparel, accessories, jewelry, cosmetics, hair care and fragrance, among others. A Maryland judge this month tossed out that litigation - which like the Tarpley claims were filed in Montgomery County - based on jurisdictional issues.
The bombshell revelations came about in Melania Trump's $150 million libel lawsuit against the Daily Mail, which published a story saying she once worked as an escort during the 1990s.
Melania's settlement with blogger Webster Tarpley comes a day after she found a new venue for her related claims against the Mail Online.
The lawsuit takes aim at the Daily Mail for its story on Trump's alleged past work. Trump's attorneys provided a copy of the refiled lawsuit they said they entered in NY state court.
The family affair that is President Donald Trump's war on the press kicked into high gear Tuesday as an attorney for the first lady announced a "substantial settlement" with the blogger who already apologized for calling it "widely known that Melania was not a working model but rather a high-end escort".
First Lady Melania Trump has settled the lawsuit she filed previous year against a Maryland blogger who published, and later deleted, a post about rumors that Trump had worked as an escort during her modeling career. "The [statements] also constitute defamation per se because they impugned on her fitness to perform her duties as first lady of the United States", the suit alleges.
The White House is not responding to requests for comment about the case.
Trump's new suit has been filed with the New York State Supreme Court in Manhattan. Richard Painter, former Bush White House Chief Ethics lawyer, pointed out that the first lady is not a public official and not a federal employee, but her husband and Priebus are responsible for ensuring that the White House is not exploited for private gain.
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