Fox News, Dominion Voting Systems reach lawsuit settlement in high-stakes defamation case

Fox News and Dominion Voting Systems have reached a deal to resolve the $1.6 billion defamation case that the electronic voting machine company brought against Fox for broadcasting unproven accusations that Dominion helped “rig” the 2020 election against former President Donald Trump. Under the settlement Fox has agreed to pay Dominion $787.5 million. Regarding the agreement, Dominion Voting Systems attorney Justin Nelson told reporters, “the truth matters” adding that, “lies have consequences.”

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