Law & Crime reports:
Rep. Devin Nunes on Christmas Eve received the legal equivalent of a lump of coal in his stocking: a federal district court judge in DC dismissed a defamation case Nunes launched against The Washington Post and writer Shane Harris.
Thus, Nunes, the perennial loser of lawsuits, lost yet again. The case is but one of several Nunes has filed against the Post in a lengthy docket of litigation. Nunes sought $250 million in compensatory damages and $350,000 in punitive damages.
He alleged that the report accused him of “criminal misconduct” and caused him “prejudice . . . in his profession and employment as a United States Congressman.”
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