2020 ELECTION/LAWSUIT/TRUMP PEOPLE: “A federal judge in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday [August 11, 2021] rejected requests from former Trump personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell that he dismiss lawsuits from Dominion Voting Systems against the three…

The ruling by U.S. District Judge Carl Nichols, a Trump nominee, swept aside the initial claims put forth by the defendants for why the suits should be tossed, from arguments that their alleged statements were legally protected opinions or were otherwise made without malicious intent to claims that the D.C. court lacked jurisdiction to hear the case.

The Wednesday order clears the way for the litigation to proceed.”

-John Kruzel, “Judge: Dominion suits against Trump allies Giuliani, Powell, Lindell can proceed,” thehill.com, August 11, 2021