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Sidney Powell is sued by Dominion for $1.3 billion over vote-fraud claims

Sidney Powell is sued by Dominion for $1.3 billion over vote-fraud claims
Former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell was sued for defamation by the voting-machine company she repeatedly placed at the center of a vast and unfounded election conspiracy that she claimed switched votes to favor President-elect Joe Biden.

Sidney Powell is sued by Dominion for $1.3 billion over vote-fraud claims Attorney Sidney Powell speaks during a Nov.SARAH SILBIGER FOR THE WASHINGTON POST Former Trump campaign lawyer Sidney Powell was sued for defamation by the voting-machine company she repeatedly placed at the center of a vast and unfounded election conspiracy that she claimed switched votes to favor President-elect Joe Biden."Acting in concert with allies and media outlets that were determined to promote a false preconceived narrative about the 2020 election, Powell launched a viral disinformation campaign about Dominion that reached millions of people and caused enormous harm to Dominion.

" The case could be the first of numerous suits against individuals and media outlets accused of trashing the company's reputation by repeating or broadcasting wild conspiracy theories to explain President Donald Trump's failed bid for a second term.Powell also frequently discussed her theories about Dominion during television interviews with conservative media outlets, promising vast amounts of hard evidence that never materialized.

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