Crisis mounts at Fox News as second libel lawsuit gets green light

A libel suit against Fox News by voting machine company Smartmatic appears to be headed to trial after the New York Supreme Court gave the green light last week.

An analysis of The Guardian found that the $2.7 billion lawsuit could be “more dangerous” than the $1.6 billion lawsuit filed by Dominion Voting Systems. In both cases, Fox News personalities are accused of falsely claiming President Joe Biden won the election because of a voting machine conspiracy.

“The Earth is round. Two plus two equals four,” Smartmatic’s 2021 complaint began. “Joe Biden and Kamala Harris won the 2020 election for President and Vice President of the United States. he election was not stolen, rigged or rigged. These are facts. They are demonstrable and irrefutable.”

The complaint also noted, “The defendants did not want Biden to win the election. They wanted President Trump re-elected…They also saw an opportunity to capitalize on President Trump’s popularity by fabricating a story.”

More than 100 false statements were made about Smartmatic on Fox News, according to the complaint.

In its decision on Friday, the New York High Court declined to dismiss defendants Fox News host Maria Bartiromo and former host Lou Dobbs. Fox News host Jeanine Pirro and attorney Sidney Powell were fired from the trial.

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