Pro-Trump lawyer Sidney Powell has been slapped with a $1.3 billion lawsuit by Dominion Voting Systems over her “wild accusations” that the company rigged the presidential election.
Dominion, whose vote-counting equipment was used in several states, filed the federal complaint Friday to “set the record straight.”
“During a Washington, D.C. press conference, a Georgia political rally, and a media blitz, Powell falsely claimed that Dominion had rigged the election, that Dominion was created in Venezuela to rig elections for Hugo Chávez, and that Dominion bribed Georgia officials for a no-bid contract,” the company said.
Powell had been pursuing cases related to Trump’s claims of rampant voter fraud in the 2020 election, filing numerous unsuccessful lawsuits in an effort to overturn election results.
She claimed votes were illegally “injected’ into Dominion-brand counting machines and that a software algorithm changed votes for Trump into votes for Biden.
Powell also represented Trump’s former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn.
Dominion has denied Powell’s