WASHINGTON – Dominion voting system, an election tool maker that became the target of wild conspiracies by former President Donald Trump and his allies, sued Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani on Monday for defamation.
Dominion said in a 107-page complaint filed in the US District Court for the District of Columbia that “Trump allies and pro-Trump allies,” in conjunction with Dominion’s founders and employees “as a result of the falsity perpetrated by Giuliani”. Harassment has been done and death threats have been received, and the Dominion has suffered unprecedented and irreparable damage. “
The lawsuit states that Dominion brings this action to determine the company’s rights under civil law, to recover compensatory and punitive damages, and to stand up for itself, its employees and the electoral process.
The company accused Giuliani, who helped fuel Trump’s lies about the stolen election, made false and derogatory statements about Dominion on his Twitter account, in his radio and podcast shows, TV media appearances And Trump created a ruckus in front of his supporters on January 6.
The complaint relates to evidence of Gulliani’s false claims about how Dominion allegedly “cured” the election, resulting in Trump’s defeat and Joe Biden’s victory. It includes screenshots of Giuliani’s TV programs on Fox News and Fox Business and his tweets circulating conspiracy theories about the election.
According to the complaint, Dominion sought damages of more than $ 1.3 billion, first reported by The New York Times.
The lawsuit came earlier this month against Dominion trial attorney Sidney Powell for defamation, who pushed Trump’s efforts to reverse the election results. In that lawsuit, Dominion also said it was requesting more than $ 1.3 billion in damages, saying it had spent millions on protecting its employees and losing control of its reputation and losing future business. On the risks.