Mike Lindell says his company My Pillow is suing Dominion for $ 1.6 billion

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At the White House in March 2020, then Presidents Donald Trump and Mike Lindel. MANDELNGAN / AFP via Getty Images

  • Mike Lindell said his company My Pillow is suing Dominion for $ 1.6 billion.

  • Dominion has previously filed a $ 1.3 billion proceeding against Lindel over his fraudulent election conspiracy theory.

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MyPillow is suing Dominion Voting Systems for $ 1.6 billion, its CEO Mike Lindell said Monday.

Dominion $ 1.3 billion defamation proceeding For both the company and Lindel in February.

My Pillow is currently suing Dominion for $ 1.6 billion, Lindell announced Monday on a live stream on his social media site Frank.

“It’s all about the first amendment and freedom of speech,” Lindel said.

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Mike Lindel launching livestreaming on social media site Frank on April 19, 2021. Frank

The Wall Street Journal On Monday, the proceedings distinguished My Pillow from Lindell and reported that the CEO claimed he was speaking for himself in alleging fraudulent elections.

Insiders could not immediately find a document to confirm the details of the proceedings.

Lindel, Major Republican Donors, Is Former President Donald Trump’s stubborn ally And he has repeatedly supported his claim to challenge the integrity of the 2020 presidential election.

Lindel spread a conspiracy theory claiming that Dominion Voting Systems developed the technology Switch Voting from Trump to President Joe Biden.. The theory was thoroughly revealed.

According to the journal, MyPillow in the proceedings “in making these statements, Lindell spoke for himself, not MyPillow,” the proceedings said. “My Pillow is not involved in the discussion about the 2020 elections.”

Lindel’s lawyer, Alan Dershowitz, discussed the proceedings with Lindel during a live stream on Monday.

“I’ve been defending the first amendment for 60 years, and I’m not going to stop now,” Dershowitz said.

Stephen Shackelford, legal adviser to Dominion, a partner at Susman Godfrey LLP, told Insider:

Dominion sues Lindel, Powell, Giuliani and Fox News

February 22 Dominion has filed a defamation proceeding against Mike Lindell, CEO of My Pillow. After filing similar proceedings against Trump support lawyer Sidney Powell, former Trump private lawyer Rudy Giuliani, and Fox News.

Dominion’s proceedings accused Lindel of repeatedly making false allegations while he knew there was no credible evidence to support his allegations.

Not only meetings, interviews, and 2 hours movieLindel used his social media profile to spread unfounded claims of fraudulent voting, and Dominion built a machine for “cheating.”

Lindel previously told insiders that Dominion had a “zero, zero, zero” chance of winning... He said the proceedings were part of an attempt to cancel the culture in an attempt to silence the voice.

“When they sued me, I thought it was a great day for America,” Lindel added. “I can put evidence for the whole world to see, and it will be a public record, and the media will stop trying to suppress it.”

Over 20 Retailers Cut Off Relationships with My Pillow

In the proceeding, Dominion alleged that Lindel used the claim as follows: How to increase sales of his pillow, Advertised in the far-right media that overturned his claim and sponsored a bus tour that tried to overturn the election results.

However, Lindel’s proceedings stated that Dominion caused “serious harm” to My Pillow as a result of the suppression of speech and the attack on the company. The Wall Street Journal..

Retailers Scramble to break the relationship with the brand Following Lindel’s allegations that the riots and election results were fraudulent.

Bed Bath and Beyond, Sam’s Club, Kohl’s, and Recently Costco, My Pillow products have been discontinued.

Some companies said sales were low, but those who said Lindel blamed it for “cultural cancellation” and boycotted the brand “Bots and trolls.”

Lindel told insiders that he lost retailers’ income This year it will cost about $ 65 million.

However, Lindel said in a live stream on Monday that this was not the main reason for his proceedings.

“It’s not about money, it’s about our first amendment,” he said.

Twitter also banned Mike Lindel He shared the conspiracy theory of fraudulent elections on the site.then My Pillow account has been suspendedEven after Lindel used it to circumvent his personal ban and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey accused him of being “engaged in fraudulent elections.”

Lindel he said in mid-March I hadn’t returned to his house in Minnesota for two monthsInstead, they moved between “private locations” and were afraid of safety, so they stopped attending face-to-face events.

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