Trump sues amid TV pageant backlash

July 1, 2015 5:48 AM

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Trump sues amid TV pageant backlash

Donald Trump has hit back as the fallout mounts over his remarks about immigrants from Mexico, with a 500 million-dollar (£320m) lawsuit to match his trademark brashness.

The action against Univision for dropping the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants claims breach of contract, defamation and First Amendment breaches, and claims the American Spanish language broadcaster turned on him because it supports Democrat Hillary Clinton for US president.

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