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Trump lawyer presses argument for presidential immunity in defamation case

NEW YORK - An attorney for President Donald Trump asked a New York state judge Tuesday to set aside a suit brought by a woman who claims Trump groped her a decade ago, saying that a trial in state court would improperly interfere with his duties as chief executive.

Judge Jennifer Schecter heard arguments from Trump's lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, and Mariann Wang, an attorney for Summer Zervos, a former contestant on Trump's reality TV show "The Apprentice" who has alleged that Trump kissed her and

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