Networks aired conspiracy claims in opposition to voting machine firm
Firm filed earlier defamation suit in opposition to Fox over theory
Smartmatic Corp. filed a fresh round of defamation suits over inaccurate claims that the voting-machine maker rigged the 2020 presidential election, this time in opposition to Newsmax Media Inc. and One The United States News Community.
Newsmax and OAN owner Herring Networks Inc. knew they were spreading “lies” by reporting that Smartmatic fraudulently flipped thousands and thousands of votes far off from then-president Donald Trump, in step with suits filed on Wednesday. The suit in opposition to Herring was as soon as filed in federal courtroom in Washington, and the one in opposition to Newsmax in Delaware impart courtroom.