Tag Archives: Devin Nunes

Musk: Nunes Lied About Trump Pushing Twitter Buy

Variety reports: Devin Nunes, the former congressman who is now CEO of Donald Trump’s social-media rival to Twitter, claimed that his new boss “encouraged” tech mogul Elon Musk to acquire Twitter, to “take on these tech tyrants.” Musk says that’s false. “I’ve had no communication, directly or indirectly, with Trump, who has publicly stated that he will be exclusively on …

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Devin Nunes: Trump Encouraged Musk To Buy Twitter

The New York Post reports: Donald Trump quietly “encouraged” Elon Musk’s takeover of social media giant Twitter ahead of the $44 billion deal, according to the boss of his own social-media app Truth Social. “President Trump, basically before Elon Musk bought it, actually said to go and buy it because the goal of our company is really to build a …

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Trump’s Truth Social Faked Its Infamous Wait List

Stand by for Devin Nunes to sue over this: Searching “truth social waitlist” on Twitter finds many people lamenting they had waited for a month or more and their waitlist numbers were not changing. Needless to say, that’s not how a waitlist should work; as new users were added, people should have steadily moved up in the list, not stayed …

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Nunes Loses Appeal In Defamation Suit Against CNN

Reuters reports: A federal appeals court said Devin Nunes, the former California congressman and an ally of former U.S. President Donald Trump, cannot revive his defamation lawsuit against CNN over reports he was involved in efforts to uncover damaging Ukraine-related information about Joe Biden. In a 2-1 decision on Thursday, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said …

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Fox News: Truth Social Faked Verified Fox Account

Axios reports: Just days after a verified account for Fox News appeared on former President Trump’s social media app, Truth Social, a Fox News spokesperson says the network has nothing to do with the account. Investors clearly would have viewed Fox News’ participation as a boon for the struggling app. Shares of the blank-check company taking Truth Social public spiked …

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Nunes: Truth Social Is Beating “Ghost Town” Twitter

The Daily Beast reports: Truth Social CEO and ex-congressman Devin Nunes stumbled with wild speculation and ridiculous claims during a Fox Business Network grilling on Thursday morning, all while bad news and ridicule of the Trump-owned social-media platform continue to pile up. “It’s clear that Twitter is kind of a ghost town,” Nunes declared. “There’s not very much activity over …

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Special Election Planned For Disappearing House Seat

Courthouse News Service reports: On April 5, voters in California’s 22nd Congressional District, located in California’s Central Valley, will head to the polls for a special primary election to determine who replaces longtime congressman Devin Nunes. If no candidate wins a majority of the votes the contest will head to a runoff on June 7, the day of the statewide …

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Truth Social Craters In New Signups And Traffic

The Wrap reports: Former president Donald Trump’s Truth Social app is seeing a 93% drop in signups and similarly steep decline in traffic after a rocky rollout last month fraught with technical issues and an extensive waiting list for new signups to actually use the service. After going live on President’s Day, the Twitter-lookalike app saw installs decline by more …

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Truth Social Finally Comments About Disastrous Launch

Just in via email: Hey Fellow Truthsayer! Thank you for signing up for TRUTH Social! We appreciate your eagerness to join our fight against Big Tech censorship and want to provide you with a quick update. We are steadily welcoming new users from our temporary waitlist onto TRUTH Social for iOS. This phased rollout allows us to identify and remedy …

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Devin Nunes Loses Umpteenth Defamation Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: The Virginia Supreme Court on Thursday denied Devin Nunes a chance to appeal a lower court ruling in a long-running defamation feud with Republican strategist Liz Mair. The upshot of the ruling is that Nunes’s efforts to sue Mair, years in the making, have ended with a whimper. The Republican former San Joauqin Valley congressional Representative …

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Axios: Trump’s Truth Social Is Continuing To Bomb

Axios reports: The vast majority of people downloading the app, me included, were given a waitlist number. Nine days later, most of us remain on that waitlist, with our number unchanged and without a word of communication from the company. A waitlist “refresh” icon doesn’t work. The former president is Truth Social’s founder and chairman, so he obviously bears some …

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Truth Social Bans Account For Mocking Devin Nunes

CNET reports: Former US President Donald Trump’s recently launched app Truth Social has reportedly banned a user for trying to make an account called @DevinNunesCow, despite Trump positioning the social network as a bulwark against censorship. The account’s handle referred to Trump Media and Technology Group CEO and former US representative Devin Nunes. It seemed to be inspired by the …

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Trump Platform To Feature “Family-Friendly” Censors

Fox Business reports: When TRUTH Social launches later this quarter, the Trump Media & Technology Group social media platform will already have stringent content moderation practices in place to ensure it is a “family-friendly” online community, company CEO Devin Nunes told Fox Business. Those involved in the final stages of the platform’s development told Fox Business that they anticipate that …

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Cultist Devin Nunes Formally Resigns From US House

The Hill reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) formally resigned from Congress on Monday, as the California Republican departs to run former President Trump’s new media and technology company. Nunes’ resignation letter was read aloud on the House floor during a pro forma session on Monday. It is set to take effect at 11:59 p.m. today. “The honorable, the speaker, House …

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Devin Nunes Quit, In Part, Because Of CA Redistricting

The New York Times reports: On Monday, Mr. Nunes announced he would resign from Congress at year’s end to lead former President Donald J. Trump’s media and technology company, continuing an unswerving fealty to Mr. Trump that had turned him into a national figure of admiration on the right and contempt on the left. Mr. Nunes was prodded toward that …

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Nunes To Resign To Head Trump’s Social Media Outfit

CNBC reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), a key ally of former President Trump who was poised to be the chairman of the powerful Ways and Means Committee if Republicans were to win back the House in 2022, said Monday he will resign at the end of this month to pursue another opportunity. “Recently, I was presented with a new opportunity …

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Rep. Devin Nunes Loses Yet Another Defamation Suit

Mediaite reports: A federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down Rep. Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) effort to sue a reporter for sharing a story he had authored on social media. The 2018 story Lizza authored for Esquire, “Milking the System,” including allegations that Nunes’ family had moved their farming operation to Iowa, and that they had employed illegal immigrants. Nunes filed …

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Nunes Family Must Disclose Source Of Lawsuit Funding

The Sacramento Bee reports: A federal judge this week ordered Rep. Devin Nunes’ family members to disclose how they are paying for their defamation lawsuit against a reporter and magazine publisher over a 2018 story about their Iowa farm. Judge Mark Roberts of Iowa’s Northern District Court wants to know whether the congressman is involved in the family’s case, he …

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Court Tosses Nunes Suit Against Republican Strategist

The Fresno Bee reports: A Virginia judge has dismissed the second of two lawsuits California Rep. Devin Nunes filed against a Republican political strategist who he claimed spread defamatory information about him leading up to his 2018 reelection campaign. Judge John Marshall’s ruling in Virginia’s Henrico County Circuit Court dismisses Liz Mair from a case Nunes filed against her, Twitter …

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Cultist Nunes Sues MSNBC Over Maddow Segment

Law & Crime reports: The latest drip in his cascade of defamation lawsuits, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) sued MSNBC over a Rachel Maddow segment accusing him of “unexplained interactions” with a Ukrainian Parliament member suspected to be a Russian agent. Two days after the intelligence community released a report exposing continuing Russian government efforts to influence the 2020 presidential election, …

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