This is a personal lawsuit and I would say nothing in comparison to what CNN and others have had to pay for recently like sandman.
- Dominion executive Eric Coomer reached a settlement with Newsmax, which he sued for defamation.
- Newsmax pushed false theories Coomer was in an “Antifa conference call” to rig the election.
Coomer is still suing others, and his legal efforts are separate from Dominion’s own lawsuits.
Coomer sued Newsmax in December in state court in Colorado over false claims that he took part in an “Antifa conference call” to rig the 2020 presidential election against Donald Trump. He revised his lawsuit in February to bolster his claims against Newsmax, as Insider previously reported.
On Friday, Newsmax issued a retraction and apology on its website saying it found “no evidence” that earlier claims about Coomer and the 2020 election were true.
“There are several facts that our viewers should be aware of. Newsmax has found no evidence that Dr. Coomer interfered with Dominion voting machines or voting software in any way, nor that Dr. Coomer ever claimed to have done so,” the statement reads. “Nor has Newsmax found any evidence that Dr. Coomer ever participated in any conversation with members of ‘Antifa,’ nor that he was directly involved with any partisan political organization.”