Newsmax Can't Ditch Dominion's 2020 Election Claims Suit

By Lauren Berg (June 16, 2022, 11:25 PM EDT) — Newsmax can’t escape Dominion Voting Systems Inc.’s defamation lawsuit claiming the conservative news outlet “recklessly” spread “lies” that the voting machine company rigged the 2020 election in favor of President Joe Biden, a Delaware judge ruled Thursday.

Delaware Superior Court Judge Eric M. Davis in a 64-page order denied Newsmax Media Inc.’s motion to dismiss Dominion’s lawsuit, saying the complaint adequately accuses the news outlet of making statements it knew were false or with reckless disregard of whether they were false.

“Contrary to Newsmax’s contentions, Dominion’s allegations are not conclusory,” the judge said. “The complaint supports the reasonable inference that Newsmax…

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