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Donald Trump has dropped his lawsuit against Bill Maher. At least for now.

The blowhard has withdrawn the $5 million lawsuit he filed against the comedian who dared him to prove he wasn’t the spawn of an orangutan last year.

Trump sued Maher in February, claiming Maher flaked out on a “promise” to donate $5 million to charity if the Donald could prove he wasn’t part ape.

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Maher made the “offer” on The Tonight Show after Trump made his $5 million challenge to President Obama regarding the POTUS’ college transcripts.


Trump said he formally responded to Maher’s challenge with a copy of his birth certificate, proving he’s the “son of Fred Trump” and not a monkey.

Maher scoffed, calling the whole situation a joke, which it clearly was.

For whatever reason, Trump has now filed documents to dismiss the case, who a rep for the Celebrity Apprentice star says the door could be reopened.

“The lawsuit was temporarily withdrawn to be amended and re-filed at a later date,” says Michael Cohen, Trump’s Executive V.P. and Special Counsel.

Thank goodness. We’d hate to see a frivolous lawsuit go to waste.

Also of note, the billionaire mogul is feuding with Mark Cuban and Macy’s, so he’s got his hands in a lot of ridiculous pots at the moment. So to speak.

Maybe there’s only so much nonsense even he can keep track of?