Lindell Loses Attempt To Subpoena Federal Officials

Law & Crime reports:

A Minnesota pillow magnate has been barred from enforcing subpoenas against two government-affiliated individuals he hoped to use for the basis of his defense against defamation claims. The underlying controversy would be familiar to readers as the $1.3 billion lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems against MyPillow and their CEO Mike Lindell.

In November 2022, the first subpoena was filed against John Negroponte, the former director of national intelligence — despite no prior involvement in the lawsuit on either side. Then, in June 2023, My Pillow, Inc. filed a motion to compel the testimony of DOJ attorney, Carlotta Wells. The career government lawyer, again, was not previously involved.

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