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Colorado judge declines to toss defamation suit filed by Dominion boss against Trump, Giuliani and conservative media

NEW YORK — A Colorado judge on Friday denied motions to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed by an election systems worker against former President Donald Trump’s campaign, two of its lawyers and a handful of conservative media figures and outlets. District Court Judge Marie Avery Moses, in a 136-page decision, rejected various arguments to throw […]

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Dominion Voting’s Eric Coomer files new federal defamation lawsuit against conservative talk show host, tour

A former executive at Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems filed a federal defamation lawsuit Wednesday against far-right talk show host Clay Clark, as well as his ReAwaken America Tour and ThriveTime show.  The suit alleges that the defendants, through the traveling tour and a series of nationally published interviews, “monetized a false election fraud narrative” and […]

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Trump allies converge on Denver as key defendant defies judge in Eric Coomer’s defamation lawsuit

A Denver courtroom provided the setting for a war of words this week, Trump campaign figures and their conservative media allies on one side and a key target of unfounded claims of fraud in the 2020 election on the other. The defamation lawsuit provides a window into the Trump campaign and the origins of claims […]

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Rudy Giuliani shed light on Trump campaign chaos as part of a Denver-based defamation lawsuit

Defeatism, infighting and spies plagued the Trump campaign in the weeks leading up to and after the 2020 election, according to testimony by former Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani as part of a Denver-based lawsuit.  “The campaign, in my opinion, had checked out about three, four weeks before the election,” Giuliani said in a deposition. “They […]

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Newsmax apologizes to Colorado-based Dominion Voting Systems worker for false allegations

By David Bauder, The Associated Press Newsmax apologized on Friday for airing false allegations that an employee for Dominion Voting Systems manipulated machines or tallies on Election Day to the detriment of former President Donald Trump. Eric Coomer, security director at the Colorado-based firm, in turn dropped Newsmax from a defamation lawsuit. The conservative news network, […]

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Some of Colorado’s conservative talk radio stations are turning down the volume on “rigged election” claims

Listeners to talk radio station KVOR (740 AM) in Colorado Springs may no longer hear quite so much railing about a rigged election or calls for violent protest. Cumulus Media, a talk radio company with a roster of popular right-wing personalities, including Dan Bongino, Mark Levin and Ben Shapiro, has ordered its employees at 416 […]

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Denver-based Dominion Voting Systems sues Trump lawyer Sidney Powell for at least $1.3 billion

WASHINGTON — Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit against lawyer Sidney Powell on Friday, seeking at least $1.3 billion for Powell’s “wild accusations” that the company rigged the presidential election for Joe Biden. “Dominion brings this action to set the record straight,” the company said in the suit filed in federal court in Washington. […]

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Mesa County clerk posts voter-fraud claims but cites no evidence

GRAND JUNCTION — A Colorado county clerk posted claims of voter fraud without providing evidence and despite assurances from election officials nationwide that the November election was safe and secure. Mesa County Clerk and Recorder Tina Peters tweeted on Sunday that ballots could be counted more than once and that software used in voting machines […]