Supreme Court Rejects Carter Page’s Suit Against DNC

The Hill reports:

The Supreme Court on Monday declined to review a defamation lawsuit brought by former Trump campaign official Carter Page against the Democratic National Committee and others linked to the controversial Steele dossier.

The court’s order was issued without comment or noted dissent, in keeping with common practice. Page had appealed to the Supreme Court after his lawsuit was dismissed in the lower courts on procedural grounds.

The former 2016 Trump campaign foreign policy advisor filed suit in January 2020 against the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and law firm Perkins Coie in relation to a dossier compiled by former British intelligence agent Christopher Steele.

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Page has also unsuccessfully sued the Huffington Post, Yahoo News, and Verizon parent company Oath.