Michael Flynn Sues Ex-Lincoln Project Head For $150M

Newsweek reports:

Fred Wellman, the former executive director for the Lincoln Project, is seeking donations to his legal fund through the GoFundMe page, “Defend Democracy Against MAGA Lawsuits,” to combat what he describes as “an intimidation effort” from former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn. The Lincoln Project is a political action committee founded by former Republicans who oppose former President Donald Trump.

Flynn, who has become a leader in the Christian nationalist movement since leaving the White House, filed a defamation lawsuit against Wellman earlier this month over three tweets that Wellman posted in February and March of 2022. The tweets described Flynn as “a traitor” and accused him of being a paid agent of Russian President Vladimir Putin. Flynn is seeking $150 million in damages.

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