Sidney Powell, a former attorney for the Trump campaign, is at the center of afiled by voting machine maker Dominion Voting Systems back in January. On Monday, she filed for dismissal of the suit, saying that her statements about were opinion and legal theory and that “no reasonable person” would believe to be facts.
Powell’s attorney motioned to dismiss the Dominion’s defamation lawsuit Monday, arguing that “no reasonable persons” would take her statements aboutas “truly statements of fact,” according to Axios. Her legal team also requested that the venue be changed from Washington to northern Texas, where Powell resides, and said Dominion has orchestrated a “public relations campaign to save their business.”
“Powell’s attempt to dismiss the case contradicts her claim that she wants to present her evidence in court,” said Dominion legal counsel Tom Clare, partner at Clare Locke. “Dominion Voting Systems is eager for the case to move forward and intends to hold Powell accountable.”
Not long after, Powell became one of the loudest voices making . Trump soon added her to his legal team filing lawsuits to overturn the election results. She called the evidence she collected for the case against the election results as the “Kraken,” referencing a mythological sea monster.
Trump quickly distanced himself from Powell following a press conference she held with Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani where claims were made that “communist money” influenced the election. Giuliani has also been served with a.
US election security officials have said there’s, calling the 2020 presidential election “ .”
Powell’s legal team didn’t respond to a request for comment.