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    Supreme Court rules Mike Lindell must face $1.3billion Dominion defamation lawsuit as it kicks off new term

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    Mike Lindell has stated from the beginning of his campaign to replace the vote tabulation machines used in US elections, which have been despised by both Democrats and Republicans for many election cycles, that he would pay any price and become penniless to spread the word about the dangers he perceives in our current election process.

    And he may have the opportunity to become a historical martyr for his cause, since the US Supreme Court has taken up a big lawsuit against him that may cost him billions of dollars as a penalty for transforming the nation in accordance with what he has learned.

    The Associated Press reported the court’s Monday action:

    “The Supreme Court says it won’t intervene in a lawsuit in which Dominion Voting Systems accused MyPillow chief executive Mike Lindell of defamation for allegedly falsely accusing the company of rigging the 2020 presidential election against former President Donald Trump.

    No vote count was made public. Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson did not take part in consideration of the case.

    As is typical, the high court did not say anything Monday about the case in rejecting it among a host of others. Monday is the first day the high court is hearing arguments after taking a summer break.”

    Lindell must nonetheless face accusations against Dominion.

    Monday, the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) dismissed MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell’s last-ditch effort to defend against a $1.3 billion defamation case.

    In August of last year, a lower court judge refused to dismiss the lawsuit and instead ruled that it may proceed. Lindell had filed an appeal, but a federal appeals court ruled that his appeal was premature. The Supreme Court chose not to hear this case.

    In that ruling, Judge Carl Nichols wrote that “in addition to alleging that Lindell’s claims are inherently improbable, that his sources are unreliable, and that he has failed to acknowledge the validity of countervailing evidence, Dominion has alleged numerous instances in which Lindell told audiences to purchase MyPillow products after making his claims of election fraud and providing MyPillow promotional codes related to those theories.”

    The company “has adequately alleged that Lindell made his claims knowing that they were false or with reckless disregard for the truth,” Nichols wrote.

    More on this story via The Republic Brief:

    The SCOTUS decision to press on- on Lindell will kick off a new term for the high court, which is sure to be heavily scrutinized by both political sides, so the Supreme Court deferred to a lower court decision that allowed the Dominion lawsuit to proceed and made in August 2021.

    “Lindell is being sued by Dominion Voting Systems for expressing claims that the company’s machines, which were used throughout the country on Election Day 2020, were rigged in favor of President Joe Biden,” the Daily Mail reported, adding: CONTINUE READING…

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