Covington Catholic Student Demands $275M in CNN Defamation Suit

March 13, 2019, 3:09 PM

A Kentucky teenager whose videotaped confrontation with a Native American demonstrator went viral has filed a $275 million lawsuit accusing CNN of “vilifying and bullying him” to push an anti-Trump agenda.

Nicholas Sandmann, who was wearing a Make America Great Again hat during the widely viewed incident, says the network recklessly advanced the false story that he was the ringleader of a racist mob of white students chanting “build that wall” at a Native American elder and Vietnam veteran. The chant, which refers to President Donald Trump’s proposed wall along the Mexican border, is a favorite at his rallies.

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