MyPillow Inc. Chief Executive Officer
A federal judge in Washington on Thursday imposed sanctions on Lindell and his former lawyers as part of a decision throwing out the CEO’s defamation lawsuits against
Lindell, an outspoken supporter of former President
“The Court agrees with Smartmatic that Lindell has asserted at least some groundless claims,” Nichols said in his ruling. More than one claim “falls on the frivolous side of the line.”
Lindell said in a phone call that he’ll decide later whether to appeal because he is busy challenging the continued use of Dominion and Smartmatic voting machines across the US.
“Whatever the judge thinks, that’s his opinion,” Lindell said. “I’ve got lawyers doing more important things like removing these machines from every state.”
Lindell’s claims against Smartmatic were “a waste of everyone’s time,”
Like Smartmatic’s, Dominion’s claims remain pending. Dominion didn’t respond to a message seeking comment on the ruling.
The MyPillow CEO claimed in his suit that Dominion and Smartmatic “weaponized” the courts in an act of “lawfare” to silence him. Lindell has said all the evidence of the conspiracy he alleges is on his website and that the Supreme Court will eventually expose it and rule in his favor.
(Updates with comment from Smartmatic lawyer near bottom.)
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