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Devin Nunes’ Family’s Suit Against Esquire Is Backfiring

Law & Crime reports: A federal magistrate judge in Iowa on Thursday ordered the employees at a dairy farm owned by the father and brother of Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Cal.) to produce documentation concerning their immigration status in the family’s protracted defamation lawsuit filed against Esquire magazine and journalist Ryan Lizza. The lawsuit centers on the 2018 article entitled “Devin …

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Trump’s DOJ Tried To Unmask Nunes Parody Account

The Washington Post reports: After Rep. Devin Nunes failed last summer to force Twitter to unmask several accounts dedicated to ruthlessly mocking the California Republican, the Justice Department took aim at one of the congressman’s anonymous critics. Court filings unsealed this week revealed that in the last months of the Trump presidency, the Justice Department used a grand jury subpoena …

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Nunes Lawyer Must Pay $21K For “Frivolous” CNN Suit

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge in Maryland this week followed through on a previous warning to sanction a lawyer best known for representing Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) in a series of failed defamation lawsuits against media companies, saying the lawyer’s latest case against CNN was “frivolous” in nature. U.S. District Judge Richard Bennet, an appointee of George W. …

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Court Boots Devin Nunes’s $435M Suit Against CNN

Deadline reports: A federal judge has dismissed a $435 million libel suit that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) filed against CNN, rejecting his claim that he was defamed over a report on his contacts with a Ukrainian prosecutor. U.S. District Judge Laura Taylor Swain wrote in her opinion that Nunes failed to demand a retraction from CNN, a key element in …

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BOOTED: Nunes Aide’s Defamation Suit Against CNN

Law & Crime reports: A federal judge the District of Maryland on Wednesday threw out a lawsuit that Rep. Devin Nunes‘s senior aide Derek Harvey filed against CNN, former Rudy Giuliani business associate Lev Parnas, and Parnas’s lawyer Joseph Bondy. Judge Richard Bennett, a George W. Bush appointee, ruled that the defamation action failed to state a claim against CNN. …

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Nunes Locked Out Of Twitter After Failing CAPTCHA

Business Insider reports: Republican Rep. Devin Nunes was briefly locked out of his Twitter account on Tuesday evening after he failed to get past the company’s anti-spam filters, the company said. “Our automated systems took enforcement action on the account in error and it has since been reversed. The enforcement action was taken as a result of the account’s failure …

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Devin Nunes Rages That “Republicans Have No Way To Communicate” Due To Moves Against Parler [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) was likely speaking to millions of conservatives on Fox News Sunday morning when he complained to host Maria Bartiromo that “Republicans have no way to communicate” now that the Twitter alternative Parler has been effectively taken down by Apple, Google, and Amazon Web Services for refusing to adequately monitor its content for …

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Trump To Award Presidential Medal Of Freedom To GOP Reps Devin Nunes And Jim Jordan For Kissing His Ass

From an October 2018 USA Today report: President Donald Trump said Thursday that Rep. Devin Nunes deserves a medal of honor for the courage he displayed by taking on the Department of Justice over the investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. During a wide-ranging interview on Fox & Friends, Trump repeated his denial that there was any collusion …

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Loser Nunes Loses Again With Losing Lawsuit

Law & Crime reports: Rep. Devin Nunes on Christmas Eve received the legal equivalent of a lump of coal in his stocking: a federal district court judge in DC dismissed a defamation case Nunes launched against The Washington Post and writer Shane Harris. Thus, Nunes, the perennial loser of lawsuits, lost yet again. The case is but one of several …

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GOP Rep. Devin Nunes Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Axios reports: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) told California radio station KMJNOW on Friday that he’s tested positive for the coronavirus. The big picture: Nunes is an ardent defender of President Trump and former chair of the House Intelligence Committee. The California congressman is one of over two dozen House members to have contracted COVID-19, NPR reports. New! Ca Rep @devinnunes …

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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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