After Trump’s loss, Powell repeatedly argued that Dominion Voting Systems machines had been manipulated to weigh votes for Biden extra closely than these for Trump, however she by no means offered any proof to help the dubious accusation.
Now that Dominion has filed a massive defamation lawsuit towards her, Powell is claiming that “no reasonable person” ought to have taken her prior claims critically.
Powell moved to dismiss the lawsuit on Monday, arguing that “no reasonable person would conclude” that her accusations of Dominion being a part of an election-rigging scheme with ties to Venezuela “were truly statements of fact.”
Sidney Powell has moved to dismiss Dominion’s defamation lawsuit. She argues that when she accused Dominion of being a part of an election-rigging scheme with ties to Venezuela, “no affordable particular person would conclude” these “had been really statements of reality” https://t.co/RDPD1eGvY3 pic.twitter.com/p5zssgV5JJ
— Zoe Tillman (@ZoeTillman) March 22, 2021
Considering that Powell’s earlier assertions of election fraud helped encourage the Jan. 6 rebel on the U.S. Capitol, many Twitter customers elected to sentence her actions.
Shorter Sidney Powell: You can’t be sued for defamation when everybody is aware of you’re a liar. https://t.co/YMDx7qVOQW
— John Aravosis 🇺🇸🇬🇷🏳️🌈 (@aravosis) March 22, 2021
No “affordable” particular person DID take Sidney “the Kraken” Powell’s batshit conspiracy spiel critically. She wasn’t pitching it to an inexpensive viewers, nevertheless, however to the MAGAnon crowd. Some of whom went on to assault the Capitol, and plenty of of whom STILL do not settle for the election. https://t.co/VrsOnYTXX9
— Michael Marshall Smith (@ememess) March 22, 2021
“Only ignoramuses would consider a phrase of my bullshit!” is kind of a protection for a girl who tried to overturn a nationwide election. https://t.co/2LZK2zqidz
— Steve Silberman (@stevesilberman) March 22, 2021
Incredibly telling that each time Republicans are pressured in courtroom to inform the reality underneath oath about voter fraud or supposed election-rigging towards them, they inevitably cannot produce the proof and/or concede that they had been mendacity.
This occurs over & over once more https://t.co/fRLleP269O
— Stephen Wolf (@PoliticsWolf) March 22, 2021
I’d like Sidney Powell to inform this to each single one of many insurrectionists who stormed the Capitol on January sixth with intent to hold the Vice President and homicide the Speaker of the House.
I’d like her to inform this to the households of the murdered Capitol Police officers. https://t.co/8AIOUvKh42
— Kurt Bardella (@kurtbardella) March 22, 2021
One particular person couldn’t assist however think about how this could play in courtroom.