Tag Archives: Sidney Powell

Michigan Demands Kraken Lawyers Fork Over $200,000

Reuters reports: Michigan officials on Wednesday demanded that lawyers who unsuccessfully sued to overturn former President Donald Trump’s election defeat in the state pay about $200,000 to reimburse for legal fees and related costs. U.S. District Judge Linda Parker ruled last month that state and local election officials in Michigan were entitled to reimbursement of their legal fees, but has …

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Federal Court Sanctions Cultist Kraken Lawyers

Forbes reports: A federal judge in Michigan sanctioned pro-Trump attorneys including Sidney Powell and Lin Wood that alleged widespread election fraud Wednesday, ruling the attorneys should face a range of punishments—including undergoing legal education and potentially facing disbarment—for their lawsuit that attempted to overturn President Joe Biden’s win in the state. The Michigan sanctions motion was one of a number …

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Cultists Lose Bid To Toss Dominion’s Defamation Suits

Forbes reports: Dominion Voting Systems’ defamation lawsuits against the attorneys Sidney Powell and Rudy Giuliani and MyPillow and its CEO Mike Lindell can move forward, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, dismissing the Trump allies’ motions to have the billion-dollar litigation thrown out over procedural issues and claims that they didn’t defame Dominion with their discredited allegations that the company was …

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Judge Scorches Kraken Lawyers At Sanctions Hearing

The Insider reports: A federal judge on Monday excoriated a group of Republican-aligned lawyers including Sidney Powell and L. Lin Wood over their legal efforts to overturn the 2020 election results. US District Judge Linda Parker made the comments at an contentious hearing — that took place on Zoom — whose purpose was to determine whether the lawyers should face …

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Kraken Accused Of Running Unregistered FL Charity

The Florida Phoenix reports: Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services Nikki Fried filed an administrative complaint on Friday against an organization tied to former Trump attorney Sidney Powell, alleging it is soliciting donations without registering as a charity with Fried’s agency. Fried’s department alleges multiple violations of Florida charities law against Defending the Republic Inc., including failure to register and …

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Kraken Lawyers To Face Sanctions In Michigan Hearing

The Detroit Free Press reports: Federal judge Linda Parker ordered Sidney Powell and other attorneys who had represented President Donald Trump in an election results dispute last year to appear in court at 2 p.m. July 6. Michigan AG Dana Nessel has asked the court to sanction Powell, a Texas lawyer, along with Michigan attorneys Greg Rohl, Scott Hagerstrom and …

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The Kraken Denies Michael Flynn Said What He Said

“I think the first order of business this morning is to dispel a horrible incident of fake news. The fake news has grossly distorted what General Flynn said yesterday in response to a question about Myanmar. “There are no circumstances under which he urged the military to take any action to unseat the president. “We all know our that in …

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Kraken Tells QAnon Crowd: Trump Can Be “Reinstated”

Newsweek reports: Attorney Sidney Powell, who filed baseless 2020 election challenges on behalf of former President Donald Trump, insisted on Saturday that the Republican politician “can simply be reinstated”—continuing to promote conspiracy theories and misinformation about President Joe Biden’s victory. Powell made the remarks during the “For God & Country Patriot Roundup” conference in Dallas this weekend. Also speaking at …

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Florida Investigates Kraken Lawyer’s Lawsuits Fund

From Grant Stern’s Substack newsletter: Investigators for the state of Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) have an active investigation into Defending The Republic and defendingtherepublic.org, which is both a website and the center of a nebulous cluster of companies run by attorney Sidney Powell. Public records reveal an ongoing “Administrative Complaint” tied to Powell against Defending The …

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TX QAnon Fundraiser To Feature Cavalcade Of Crazies: Sidney Powell, Lin Wood, Louie Gohmert, Allen West

The Dallas Observer reports: Although we’re not exactly sure where, the QAnon-affiliated For God & Country Patriot Roundup is supposedly still on in Dallas over Memorial Day weekend. The lineup of speakers includes retired Army Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, the ex-national security adviser to former President Donald Trump, and Sidney Powell, formerly a lawyer for both Flynn and Trump. With …

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Kraken Lawyer Accused Of Misusing Defense Fund

The Washington Post reports: Former Trump attorney and self-proclaimed “Kraken releaser” Sidney Powell has told prospective donors that her group, Defending the Republic, is a legal defense fund to protect the integrity of U.S. elections. But the company suing Powell over her baseless claims of a rigged presidential election says the true beneficiary of her social welfare organization is Powell …

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WI: The Kraken’s Motion On Sanctions Is Sanctionable

Law & Crime reports: Lawyers representing Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers (D) on Wednesday said that a motion submitted by attorneys Sidney Powell, Howard Kleinhendler, Michael D. Dean, and Daniel J. Eastman was so improper that the filing merits its own sanctions. The motion in question was filed on behalf of a local GOP official seeking to avoid reimbursing the state …

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Flynn And Kraken To Headline Texas QAnon Conference

The Dallas Observer reports: The QAnon-affiliated three-day convention is reportedly being organized by a Q power couple: John Sabal, also known as “QAnon John,” and his wife, Amy. The logo for the event contains an acronym that stands for “Where we go one, we go all,” a QAnon mantra cribbed from the 1996 film White Squall. Other QAnon conspiracy theory …

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Wisconsin Seeks Legal Fees From Kraken And Trump

The Insider reports: Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers has asked a court to force former President Donald Trump, his lawyers, and former Trump campaign attorney Sidney Powell to pay thousands of dollars in legal fees over their presidential election lawsuits. In court documents filed on Wednesday, attorneys for Evers called lawsuits that disputed the 2020 election results “meritless” and “built on …

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GA Sec Of State Has Field Day: The Kraken Has Cracked

Via press release from Brad Raffensperger: Kraken lawyer Sidney Powell admitted in a filing in federal court that “no reasonable person would conclude that [her] statements were truly statements of fact.” Powell made the filing in response to a defamation suit from Dominion Voting Systems in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia. “In the face of legal …

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The Kraken Seeks Dismissal Of Dominion Suit Because “No Reasonable Person” Would Believe Her Crazy Lies

CNN reports: Right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell is claiming in a new court filing that reasonable people wouldn’t have believed as fact her assertions of fraud after the 2020 presidential election. The election infrastructure company Dominion Voting Systems sued Powell for defamation after she pushed lawsuits and made appearances in conservative media on behalf of then-President Donald Trump to sow doubt …

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The Kraken To Appear At “Summit” With Militia Leader

Karin Zidan reports at Right Wing Watch: Sidney Powell—the pro-Trump attorney who became a heroine in the far-right QAnon movement for pushing fantastical “Kraken” election-fraud lawsuits—will headline a “Make American Free Again” virtual summit later this week. The event, which takes place on Sunday, March 21, will bring together a group of so-called “patriots’ to discuss the “imminent threat to …

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SCOTUS Refuses To Hear Two Suits From The Kraken

Law & Crime reports: It wasn’t an earth-shattering Monday morning when it came to Supreme Court orders, but court watchers may have noticed that the justices, without comment or explanation, jettisoned more lingering 2020 election challenges. It happened one week after SCOTUS cleared out several similar cases and the morning after Donald Trump repeated the “stolen” election lie to his …

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Kraken To Defend Fellow Kraken In $1.3B Dominion Suit

Forbes reports: Conservative attorney L. Lin Wood will join fellow lawyer Sidney Powell’s legal team in a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit brought by Dominion Voting Systems, even as the pro-Trump lawyer faces the threat of litigation for spreading baseless conspiracy theories about the company’s voting machines. Wood said on Telegram Friday that Powell called him Thursday night and asked him …

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The Kraken Tried To Evade Dominion’s Process Server

Forbes reports: Dominion Voting Systems had to hire private investigators and employ other costly measures to serve attorney Sidney Powell in its defamation case against her after she “evaded” their summons, the company said in a court filing Tuesday, as the former Trump campaign attorney faces multiple billion-dollar legal challenges for spreading an outlandish conspiracy theory that its voting machines …

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