Sidney Powell refutes Dominion Voting Systems after failing to file a proceeding against her thrown in court


Sidney Powell

Sidney Powell will speak to the media on November 19, 2020, within the Republican National Committee headquarters in Washington, DC, on various proceedings related to the 2020 elections. Drew Angeler / Getty Images

Sidney Powell, Lawyer Person who has filed multiple proceedings A new court document counterclaimed a voting technology company that accused her of manipulating the results on Friday to overturn the defeat of former President Donald Trump in the 2020 elections.

Powell appeared An important figure in the spread of election conspiracy theory last year, Falsely claim The Dominion voting system tilted US elections to boost current President Joe Biden.

She also claimed that Dominion secretly backed rival election technology company Smartmatic and had a connection with the late Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez, without evidence.

Dominion filed a defamation proceeding against Powell earlier this year seeking $ 1.3 billion in damages. Powell was unable to file a proceeding in court and subsequently counterclaimed the company on Friday.

Powell said in her submission to Dominion that the $ 1.3 billion company’s request was “ridiculous.” Company legal action “We tried to divert attention from the failure of the election system and change the’story’that exposed Dominion’s serious flaws and fraud, avoiding post-election investigations into voting irregularities in the 2020 elections. “.

She is seeking $ 10 million in damages.

May, Powell’s lawyer insisted Their clients were unfairly targeted among individuals who falsely claimed that Dominion had colluded to change the outcome of the election against Trump.their FilingAimed to uphold a motion to dismiss the proceedings, arguing that Dominion lacked a position to sue Powell.

August, Federal Judge Rejected motion Powell, Former Trump Private Attorney Rudy Giuliani, and My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell By asking Toss Defamation proceedings filed against them By Dominion.

Despite her claim, Powell has so far failed to test the election theory and irregularities she claims to have been prevalent in the 2020 elections, and state election officials have been unable to test. Dismissed round Her accusation.

Powell, who Trump brought to the legal team during the post-election turbulent period of November 2020, eventually Purged From the campaign team.But only a few weeks later, the New York Times reported that Trump had it. invitation Powell to the White House to discuss her potential to be a special counsel investigating fraudulent elections.

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