Dominion Voting Systems Files $1.6 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News

The bill is coming due for Fox News for having recklessly, repeatedly, and maliciously spread flagrant falsehoods to support Donald Trump’s Big Lie over election fraud. Dominion Voting Systems has just announced that they are suing Fox for defamation to the tune of $1.6 billion.

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The Associated Press is reporting that Dominion’s case argues that “the cable news giant falsely claimed in an effort to boost faltering ratings that the voting company had rigged the 2020 election.” The story goes on to note that…

“The lawsuit is part of a growing body of legal action filed by the voting company and other targets of misleading, false and bizarre claims spread by President Donald Trump and his allies in the aftermath of Trump’s election loss to Joe Biden. Those claims helped spur on rioters who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 in a violent siege that left five people dead, including a police officer. The siege led to Trump’s historic second impeachment.”

This lawsuit against Fox News follows on to Dominion’s previously announced suits against Trump attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell (who is adopting the Tucker Carlson Defense), as well as Mike Lindell, the infamous MyPillow Guy. And Fox News has also been sued by Smartmatic, a voting software services company that alleges similar defamation in Fox’s election reporting.

Fox News is going to have a hard time defending itself from these lawsuits. There is an abundance of evidence that supports the claims, and most of it consists of video from Fox News itself. Their program hosts and guests relentlessly made baseless charges against Dominion on the air. Media Matters has documented some of the more egregious episodes:

  • Dominion Was Used to Rig the Election for President Joe Biden and the Company Has Done This Before
  • Dominion Is of Venezuelan Origin, Created at the Request of Hugo Chavez to Alter Election Results in Furtherance of an International Conspiracy
  • Dominion’s Scheme Was Run by a Deputy of George Soros
  • Kickbacks Were Paid to State Officials — Including Those in Georgia – to Utilize Dominion Machines
  • Smartmatic Owns Dominion and Its Software Is Embedded in Dominion Machines
  • Dominion Machines Are Unreliable and Cannot Be Truly Audited

This video has a summary of some of just a few of the Fox News references to Dominion Voting Systems:

In addition to this lawsuit, Dominion’s lawyers say that they are continuing to explore legal options that could include naming Fox News hosts such as Sean Hannity, Lou Dobbs, Jeanine Pirro, Maria Bartiromo, and more. [NOTE: Dominion has added Newsmax and One America News Network (OAN) as defendants] The list of defendants could even extend to include Trump. Which would only be fair. There must be consequences for knowingly disseminating slanderous lies. And that is what Fox News does every day. This lawsuit should just be the first of many more to come.

UPDATE I: Trump tried to peddle his Big Lie about election fraud again on Laura Ingraham’s show Thursday night. But Ingraham cut him off. Ya think that had anything to do with this lawsuit?

UPDATE II: In April of 2023 Fox News settled this lawsuit for a whopping 3/4 of a billion dollars.

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10 thoughts on “Dominion Voting Systems Files $1.6 Billion Defamation Lawsuit Against Fox News

  1. It could only happen to a most deserving bunch. I wish the best of luck to Dominion. I know it’s wishful thinking on my part but maybe the f-x entertainment company will file for bankruptcy and fade away.

    • Yeah, that might be too much to hope for. Fox will probably settle for a few hundred million.

  2. Ye Gods, I hope Dominion wins, between this load of bollocks and the apparent ‘love fest’ that happened on January 6, I do not see how they are allowed to remain on the air. It wouldn’t happen here. But then, TrumpetArse would never have got elected here in the first place.

  3. I wish they’d also sue Facebook for allowing people to continue posting lies about Dominion rigging the election.

  4. Kudos to Dominion! And Best of Luck! Sue the shit out of them ~ apparently no one else is courageous enuff to hold them accountable for what they say & do. What they’re doing is very harmful in many ways & sure isn’t “entertainment”, nor do they intend it as such.

    Truth be told, they are ‘FPN’ ~ Fox Propaganda Network. Truth has nothing to do with it & them pretending to be factual news is the biggest lie of them all! Fooling millions & destroying American democracy by their targeted lying every stinkin’ day…the ruination of a nation, feeding the distrust of the people with their lies.
    That’s FPN

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