Defamation

Exclusive — Devin Nunes on Appellate Court Reviving Defamation Lawsuit Against Ryan Lizza: ‘I Hope a Jury Will Agree’ His Conduct ‘Unacceptable’

The U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit this week revived part of a previously-dismissed defamation lawsuit from Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) against now-Politico reporter Ryan Lizza, a decision that Nunes told Breitbart News he expects will lead to a trial by jury against the establishment media figure.

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 07: Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA), chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, answers questions at the U.S. Capitol during a press conference March 7, 2017 in Washington, DC. Nunes announced that the first public hearing on Russian interference in the U.S. election will begin …

Federal Judge Greenlights Nunes Lawsuit Against Washington Post

A federal judge in the nation’s capital rejected the Washington Post’s motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit against the newspaper from Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) late Wednesday, instead allowing the suit to proceed to discovery where the powerful California conservative will be able to gather information about the newspaper’s internal communications about the congressman and the 2016 election.

Ranking Member Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., questions Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire as he testifies before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)