Nunes files $150-million lawsuit against McClatchy alleging conspiracy in Clinton probe

Rep. Devin Nunes filed a $150-million lawsuit against The McClatchy Company, alleging that the news service conspired with a political operative to derail his oversight work into the Clinton campaign and Russia probe. Fox News: The filing, obtained by Fox News, came a day after Nunes, R-Calif., revealed he would send eight criminal referrals to the Justice Department this week concerning purported surveillance abuses by federal authorities during the Russia probe, false statements to Congress and other matters. In March, Nunes filed a similar $250 million lawsuit alleging defamation against Twitter and one of its users, Republican consultant Liz Mair. In Monday's complaint, Nunes again named Mair as a co-defendant, charging this time that she conspired with McClatchy reporter MacKenzie Mays to spread a variety of untruthful and misleading smears — including that Nunes "was involved with cocaine and...(Read Full Post)
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