Tag Archives: Sidney Powell

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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Even Trump Thought Kraken Lawyer Was “Crazy”

Axios reports: President Trump was sitting in the Oval Office one day in late November when a call came in from lawyer Sidney Powell. “Ugh, Sidney,” he told the staff in the room before he picked up. “She’s getting a little crazy, isn’t she? She’s really gotta tone it down. No one believes this stuff. It’s just too much.” He …

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Twitter Bans Michael Flynn And Lawyer Sidney Powell

Axios reports: Twitter permanently suspended the accounts of former national security adviser Michael Flynn and President Trump’s lawyer Sidney Powell on Friday for breaking the platform’s “Coordinated Harmful Activity” policy. The action comes as part of the platform’s crackdown on QAnon-related content. Both Flynn and Powell have promoted the far-right conspiracy theory that purports without evidence that the “deep state” …

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Dominion Files $1.3 Billion Suit Against Kraken Lawyer

The Washington Post reports: Dominion Voting Systems on Friday filed a defamation lawsuit against lawyer Sidney Powell, demanding more than $1.3 billion in damages for havoc it says Powell has caused by spreading “wild” and “demonstrably false” allegations, including that Dominion played a central role in a fantastical scheme to steal the 2020 election from President Trump. In a 124-page …

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City Of Detroit Seeks Disbarment For Kraken Lawyers

Law & Crime reports: Right-wing attorneys Sidney Powell, Lin Wood, and the rest of the so-called “Kraken” counsel seeking to overturn the 2020 presidential elections should face proceedings to be disbarred, the city of Detroit told a federal judge on Tuesday. “We have been horrified by the inappropriate actions of these attorneys and the plaintiffs themselves, and we have intended …

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Dominion To Sue Kraken “Imminently,” May Sue Trump

Axios reports: Dominion Voting Systems plans to sue attorney Sidney Powell “imminently” for defamation, and is continuing to explore similar suits against President Trump and others, company founder and CEO John Poulos told the Axios Re:Cap podcast on Monday. Between the lines: Dominion, which makes the voting machines used in Georgia and elsewhere, has been the subject of baseless accusations …

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The Kraken’s “Secret Witness” Has A Faked Resume

The Washington Post reports: The Washington Post identified the witness by determining that portions of her affidavit match, sometimes verbatim, a blog post that the pro-Trump podcaster Terpsichore Maras-Lindeman published in November 2019. In a recent civil fraud case, attorneys for the state of North Dakota said that Maras-Lindeman falsely claimed to be a medical doctor and to have both …

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The Kraken: Trump Verbally Offered Me Special Counsel Post, But I’m Since Blocked From Speaking With Him

The Hill reports: Pro-Trump attorney Sidney Powell said Thursday that the president’s aides are preventing her from being in contact with President Trump and coordinating his efforts to overturn election results. “I’ve been blocked from speaking to or communicating with the president since I left the Oval Office on Friday night,” Powell told Zenger’s David Martsoko, “by apparently everyone around …

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Dominion Staffer Sues Kraken, Giuliani, Trump Team

NPR reports: A top employee of Dominion Voting Systems, who has gone into hiding after becoming the subject of conspiracy theories on the right since the election, is suing the Trump campaign, a number of campaign surrogates and pro-Trump media outlets for defamation. Eric Coomer, director of product strategy and security for the Denver-based company, has been baselessly accused of …

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Giuliani Tries To Distance Trump From The Kraken

Business Insider reports: “Let me say definitively that Sidney Powell is not part of our legal team, she hasn’t been for five weeks,” Giuliani said in an appearance on the right-wing cable channel Newsmax. “She is not a special counsel for the president, she does not speak for the president, nor does she speak for the administration. She speaks for …

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The Kraken Seen At White House Again Last Night

CNN reports: Attorney Sidney Powell, who has repeatedly pushed baseless conspiracy theories about the 2020 election, was spotted leaving the White House late Sunday evening just days after a heated Oval Office meeting with some of President Donald Trump’s advisers. She was spotted by CNN leaving the residence side of the White House shortly before 9 p.m. ET. Powell denied …

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MyPillow Nutbag Has Been Funding Kraken Lawyers

The Daily Beast reports: With a month to go until Inauguration Day, Mike Lindell, the MyPillow CEO and a personal friend and diehard MAGA supporter of Donald Trump, says he’s poured more than $1 million of his own money into bankrolling efforts to nullify Joe Biden’s win in the 2020 presidential race. He’s launched his own private “investigations and due …

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Trump May Appoint The Kracken As Special Counsel

The New York Times reports: President Trump on Friday discussed making Sidney Powell, who as a lawyer for his campaign team unleashed a series of conspiracy theories about a Venezuelan plot to rig voting machines in the United States, a special counsel investigating voter fraud, according to two people briefed on the discussion. Most of his advisers opposed the idea, …

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The Kraken Petitions SCOTUS To Overturn Election

Law & Crime reports: Sidney Powell and her “Kraken” associates on Friday asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the results of the 2020 presidential election, asserting that the certification of election results in four states Donald Trump lost was unconstitutional. The latest “Kraken” filing included some head-scratching errors, procedural mistakes, and falsehoods that legal commentators were quick to comment …

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Voting Machine Firm Moves Toward Suing The Kraken

The New York Times reports: Dominion Voting Systems sent a blistering letter on Wednesday night to the right-wing lawyer Sidney Powell, demanding that she publicly retract her “wild, knowingly baseless and false accusations” about the company’s voting machines, which have repeatedly found themselves at the heart of conspiracy theories surrounding the election. The letter, a preparatory step to formal legal …

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Federal Judge Boots The Kraken’s Georgia Lawsuit

CNBC reports: A federal judge on Monday quickly dismissed a lawsuit filed by conservative attorney Sidney Powell that sought to overturn President Donald Trump’s election loss to Joe Biden in Georgia. The ruling in Georgia by Judge Timothy Batten Sr. came less than 90 minutes into a hearing in Atlanta federal court, where Powell had claimed that Trump was the …

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Court Boots Kraken’s MI Suit: The People Have Spoken

Forbes reports: A Michigan lawsuit seeking to overturn the state’s election results led by former Trump advisor Sidney Powell was dismissed in federal court Monday, as the judge denounced her conspiracy theories based around Dominion voting machines as “nothing but speculation and conjecture,” marking the first of Powell’s battleground state lawsuits to fail in court and the latest in a …

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11th Circuit Court Rejects GA Appeal By The Kraken

CNBC reports: Sidney Powell’s Kraken needs an editor. Despite being cut loose from President Donald Trump’s legal team, Powell is forging ahead with her election-conspiracy crusade to overturn Joe Biden’s presidential win. But the conservative attorney’s self-described Kraken keeps getting its tentacles tied in a knot of typos and errors — including the recent backward claim, later amended, that a …

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