Donald Trump's lawyers say Trump and the Miss Universe pageant have sued Univision for $500 million, claiming Trump's First Amendment rights were violated when the company declined to air the Miss USA contest.
The lawsuit they say was filed in State Supreme Court in Manhattan Tuesday named Univision Networks & Studios Inc. and Alberto Ciurana, Univision's programming and content president. In a statement, Univision called the lawsuit "factually false and legally ridiculous."
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