Former White House media advisor and Cliff Sims, a White House media officer, is suing President Trump and the federal government, claiming that the president and his government "deliberately" and "illegally" are trying to silence him.
The lawsuit came after the Trump campaign filed an arbitration suit against Sims for alleged violations of the agreement without disclosure and the campaign says Sims signed. Sims, who was Trump campaign manager then adviser to Mr. Trump for 15 months in the White House, asks the court not to enforce any non-disclosure agreements and stop the president and his associates from another attempt to punish him.
"The defendants seek to punish unlawfully and to pre-empt Mr. Sims with restraint about publishing and discussing his book," The Wipers Team: The 500 Extraordinary Days at the White House Trump … and any information he has learned as a result of serving as a federal employee, "the complaint states. The US government is acting deliberately and unconstitutionally in ploys to use a private body, Donald Trump to President, Inc., to make its proposals to silence Mr. Simms, when it really is the intense power of the presidency descends on a single person. "
When Sims' book was released, Trump Called Sims "low-level faculty" and "mess" Sims then quoted the pictures of him and the president at the White House.
The president has been known to use non-disclosure agreements in the past. An arbitration complaint was filed against the former "apprentice" star and members of the White House staffWhen she published her entire book on her time at the White Trump.