Social-media platform says the longer the lawsuit drags on, the more it harms the business

Twitter reiterated that the court should set trial in September, on an expedited schedule.



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Twitter Inc. called Elon Musk’s opposition to a speedy trial for its case against the billionaire a tactical delay and said his proposed timeline is “calculated to complicate and obfuscate.”

The social-media company argued Monday in a legal filing in Delaware Chancery Court that the public dispute harms Twitter every day that Mr. Musk is in breach of their $44 billion merger agreement. Twitter reiterated that the court should set trial by mid-September, on an expedited schedule.

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