Republican Congressman Nunes Files Defamation Lawsuit Against CNN

Published on Dec 04, 2019

Republican Congressman Nunes Files Defamation Lawsuit Against CNN

Rep. Devin Nunes of California, an outspoken ally of President Donald Trump, filed suit against CNN Tuesday, alleging the cable-news network defamed him when it reported on allegations about the President and his representatives seeking information from Ukraine officials that would raise suspicion about the presidential campaign of Joe Biden.

In a rambling lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court of the Eastern District of Virginia, Nunes claims CNN defamed him as it reported on allegations made against him by operatives involved in seeking out information from Ukraine.

CNN declined to comment.

Nunes’ suit seeks compensatory damages of $435 million and a jury trial.

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Author: Variety Staff