Former White House staffer Cliff Sims sues Trump

Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.
Cliff Sims with Stephen Colbert. Photo: Scott Kowalchyk/CBS via Getty Images

Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims, who released the White House insider memoir "Team of Vipers" last month, filed a lawsuit Tuesday against President Trump, accusing him of directly using his campaign to violate his ex-employees' free-speech and free-press rights by improperly seeking retribution, the New York Times first reported.

Jill Abramson defends new book against plagiarism allegations

Former New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson defended her new book on CNN's "Reliable Sources" Sunday amid accusations of rampant plagiarism, claiming that there were "some errors in the way I credited sources, but that there's no attempt to pass off someone's ideas, opinions and phrasings as my own."

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