Tag Archives: Devin Nunes

Federal Court Boots Nunes’ Libel Suit Against Esquire

Courthouse News reports: A federal judge in Iowa dismissed California Congressman Devin Nunes’ libel suit against Esquire magazine and journalist Ryan Lizza over an article saying Nunes was hiding a “politically explosive secret” involving his family’s dairy farm in the Hawkeye State. Nunes, a Republican who has represented California’s 22nd Congressional District since 2003, filed a lawsuit last year in …

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Nunes Refuses To Say If He Got Foreign Intel On Biden

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) refused to answer when directly asked whether he has been given foreign information meant to damage Joe Biden, according to a transcript of a closed-door committee meeting. Nunes is the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, and he faced questioning from Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney when the committee met this …

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Federal Court Rules Devin Nunes Can’t Sue Twitter

The Fresno Bee reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) cannot include Twitter in his lawsuit against two parody accounts and a Republican strategist he accuses of defaming him on the platform, a federal judge ruled Wednesday. Twitter cannot be held legally liable for statements by the accounts and strategist Liz Mair, Judge John Marshall ruled, citing federal law. Lawyers for Twitter …

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Nunes Lawyer: Lawsuit Against Twitter At A “Dead End”

The Fresno Bee reports: The attorney for Rep. Devin Nunes said on Friday that he is at a “dead end” in attempting to identify anonymous people who criticize the California Republican on Twitter as he asked a Virginia judge to hold the company responsible for social media criticism. Nunes, R-Tulare, filed a lawsuit against Twitter last year alleging he was …

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Nunes Loses First Round In CNN Defamation Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: CNN won a minor court battle against Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on Friday. The network successfully moved to have Nunes’s defamation lawsuit transferred from a Virginia federal court to a much closer venue in New York City. “Only CNN is listed as a named defendant,” the filing states. “For reasons neither explained nor readily apparent, the …

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Devin Nunes: Closing California’s Schools Was “Overkill”

Mediaite reports: Congressman Devin Nunes (R-CA) stated that it is “overkill” for schools in his home state of Califonia to be closed in light of the coronavirus pandemic on Laura Ingraham‘s Fox News program late Tuesday night – further downplaying the severity of COVID-19. “The schools were canceled here in California, which is way overkill. It’s possible kids could’ve went …

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Nunes: Stop Panicking And Keep Going Out [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) on Sunday urged Americans to “stop panicking” as more cases of the novel coronavirus are reported in the country, and called it “a great time” for those who are healthy to “just go out.” “There’s a lot of concerns with the economy here because people are scared to go out,” Nunes said. “But …

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Nunes Files $250M Defamation Suit Against WaPo

The Fresno Bee reports: California Republican Rep. Devin Nunes on Monday filed his seventh lawsuit in 12 months alleging that he was the victim of defamation or conspiracy, this time suing The Washington Post. Nunes, R-Tulare, in a complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court of Eastern Virginia alleges a Feb. 21 news story describing an intelligence briefing given …

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Complaint: Who Is Funding Lawsuits By Devin Nunes?

The Fresno Bee reports: A nonpartisan watchdog group filed an ethics complaint against Rep. Devin Nunes Wednesday, calling for a congressional investigation into how the California Republican is paying for his lawsuits against media companies and critics. Nunes, R-Tulare, with Virginia attorney Steven Biss filed six lawsuits and sent two letters implying possible legal action in 2019. He has not …

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Devin Nunes Vows To Sue Washington Post [VIDEO]

Fox News reports: House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., told Fox News Friday that he plans to sue The Washington Post over a report that claimed he went to the White House and told President Trump of purported testimony by a top intelligence official that Moscow is working to reelect the president in November. The report also claimed …

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House Republicans Boycott Intel Committee Hearing

Politico reports: Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee boycotted a hearing Wednesday on emerging technology and national security, calling it a “distraction” and contending that the panel should be focused on “urgent and critical concerns” like a recent watchdog report identifying errors and abuses in the FBI’s domestic surveillance program. “Given the committee’s access to highly sensitive information, it is …

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Twitter Demands Legal Fees In Nunes’ Fake Cow Suit

The Sacramento Bee reports: Twitter is demanding that Rep. Devin Nunes pay its legal fees in a new court filing responding to one of the Republican congressman’s attempts to identify anonymous people who heckle him online. Nunes, R-Tulare, is suing Twitter, two parody accounts known as Devin Nunes’ Cow and Devin Nunes’ Mom and a Republican strategist in Henrico County, …

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Hometown Paper Endorses Opponent Of Devin Nunes

From the editorial board of the Fresno Bee: Two years ago, The Bee did not recommend Republican Devin Nunes for the 22nd District congressional seat. He had previously received the paper’s recommendation in every campaign since he was first elected in 2002. What changed? Nunes himself. He became obsessed with defending President Donald Trump against the Mueller investigation, to the …

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New Docs Link Lev Parnas To Top Devin Nunes Aide

Politico reports: House impeachment investigators sought Friday to pull Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, deeper into the Ukraine scandal at the center of President Donald Trump’s upcoming impeachment trial. A set of text messages released Friday evening by the Intelligence Committee show a top Nunes aide, Derek Harvey, in frequent contact with Lev Parnas, the …

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Ted Lieu: Nunes Threatened To Sue Me Over Parnas

The Hill reports: Rep. Ted Lieu (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that a lawyer for Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) threatened to sue him if he did not apologize for saying last month that the Republican conspired with an associate of Rudy Giuliani. Lieu’s comments were made in light of an interview Nunes gave on Fox News claiming he had spoken with Lev …

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Devin Nunes Suddenly Recalls Speaking To Lev Parnas

The Daily Beast reports: Moments after Lev Parnas told MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow that the president “knew exactly what was going on” with Ukraine, Fox News anchor Martha MacCallum asked Devin Nunes about phone records that show he spoke to Parnas, noting he previously said he couldn’t “recall” having a phone conversation with the Giuliani henchman. Claiming that the information was …

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Devin Nunes Vows “Legal Action” Over Phone Records

Fox News reports: House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said Saturday that he would be pursuing legal action after his phone records were exposed in the release of the Committee’s impeachment inquiry report. Appearing on “Fox & Friends: Weekend” with hosts Pete Hegseth, Lisa Boothe, and Ed Henry, Nunes said he’s been under fire for three years because …

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Rep. Steve Scalise Accuses Adam Schiff Of “Spying” On Rep. Devin Nunes By Publishing His Phone Call Records

From the right wing Washington Examiner: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff spied on the top Republican on his panel by obtaining his phone records and publishing them in an impeachment report, Minority Whip Steve Scalise said Wednesday. “It raises a lot of serious questions,” the Louisiana Republican said. “I want to know all the people Adam Schiff is spying …

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Devin Nunes Files $435M Defamation Suit Against CNN

From the right wing Washington Examiner: Rep. Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, has filed a $435 million defamation suit against CNN over a story that alleged Nunes met with a fired Ukrainian prosecutor in an effort to dig up dirt on Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden. The story — “Giuliani associate willing to tell Congress …

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Impeachment Report Shows Nunes Calls To Henchman

The Week reports: The Democrats’ House Intelligence Committee impeachment report is out and a familiar face makes an appearance among its contents. In one of the report’s only examples of brand new information, call logs showed Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the top ranking Republican on the committee, made contact with President Trump’s personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, and his now-indicted associate, …

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