On Tuesday, Eric Coomer, director of product technique and safety for Dominion Voting Systems, filed a separate swimsuit in opposition to the Trump marketing campaign and several other media shops, accusing them of “defaming” his fame and resulting in threats in opposition to his private security.
Dominion chief govt John Poulos is threatening “imminent” authorized motion in opposition to senior members of the Trump authorized group, demanding they protect all information associated to the corporate, and saying the corporate’s attorneys will file when prepared.
Asked to verify that the submitting would undoubtedly happen, Poulos answered merely “Yes”.
“Several different actors have been promoting lies and amplifying those lies,” the manager mentioned, including that these claims are “causing serious doubts” in Americans’ minds concerning the integrity of their electoral system.
Poulos mentioned he doesn’t count on Trump’s authorized group to retract their statements.
The chief govt referred to as former Trump lawyer Sidney Powell “the most egregious and prolific purveyor” of the “lies” in opposition to his firm, and mentioned he regarded ahead to “showing and proving that in court”. Powell was distanced from the Trump legal team after claiming Dominion was created by the late Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez and saying the CIA may have also been involved while promising “biblical revelations” of fraud.
Earlier this week, Eric Coomer, a senior govt on the firm, filed his personal lawsuit in opposition to the Trump group, saying the allegations in opposition to him have led to demise threats.
Poulos confirmed that he himself and others on the firm additionally obtained demise threats and been pressured to wash publicly obtainable details about themselves on-line.
He additionally requested media shops to cease “amplifying” the Trump marketing campaign’s fraud allegations by reporting them, saying issuing retractions and corrections was the “bare minimum” that the media needs to be doing.
Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked Dominion over its alleged function within the fraud marketing campaign he suspects, saying the corporate has “a bad reputation and bum equipment that couldn’t even qualify for Texas,” and citing a report alleging that the corporate had “deleted 2.7 million Trump votes nationwide,” together with 221,000 within the swing state of Pennsylvania.
Dominion representatives have mentioned repeatedly that deleting votes or switching them from one candidate to a different was unimaginable, and that the tally reported electronically wouldn’t match the printed ballots if this was finished.
However, final week, a court-ordered forensic audit of Dominion machines in Michigan claimed that the machines weren’t solely vulnerable to a fantastical error charge, however appeared “intentionally and purposefully designed” to present out defective read-outs to permit for guide modifications. State officers dismissed the redacted report after battling its launch in courtroom.
The Dominion fraud accusations are a part of a a lot wider arsenal of allegations put out by the Trump marketing campaign relating to the three November election, with different claims suggesting huge dumps of mail-in votes happened on election night time, and accusing authorities in swing states of kicking election observers out of polling locations and rely rooms. The Trump group has filed a number of lawsuits in state and federal courts, however has but to win a single victory.