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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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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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Nicolais: Colorado court lambasts attorneys engaged in malicious election lies

Two Colorado attorneys are about to feel the full effect of espousing election conspiracy theories in federal court.  U.S. Magistrate Judge N. Reid Neureiter sanctioned Gary Fielder and Ernest Walker for their lawsuit against Dominion Voting Systems, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg and a host of public officials from across the country. The two attorneys will now […]

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Silverman: Rudy Giuliani and his Colorado connection are putting on an incriminating show

Rudy Giuliani’s Common Sense podcast is worth its free subscription, especially if you appreciate incriminating statements. The attorney host rails about Fourth Amendment violations, while abandoning his own Fifth Amendment right to silence.  Wild claims proliferate. As Giuliani said Friday, his podcast can’t be canceled because he owns it. Might America’s mayor be arrested while broadcasting? Every […]

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Denver-based Dominion Voting System sues Rudy Giuliani over election claims

By Colleen Long, The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Dominion Voting Systems filed a defamation lawsuit on Monday against Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who led the former president’s efforts to spread baseless claims about the 2020 election. The lawsuit seeks more than $1.3 billion in damages for the voting machine company, a target for conservatives […]

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Silverman: Colorado lawyers should be better than Jenna Ellis

President Donald Trump’s non-farewell speech at Valdosta was a thoroughly delusional denouement for America’s worst president. The maskless crowd heard Trump’s regular grievances, many threats, plus preposterous new conspiracy theories.   Charlie Daniels’ song makes me think we just witnessed a new devil go down to Georgia, lookin’ for a vote to steal. Trump came up […]