I thought he was too busy suing a cow to do this?
Courtesy of the Washington Times:
Rep. Devin Nunes said on Saturday he plans to sue CNN and the Daily Beast for stories that accused him of meeting with a former Ukraine prosecutor in a hunt for dirt on former Vice President Joe Biden.
Mr. Nunes called “demonstrably false” an assertion from CNN’s source, an attorney for Soviet-born Lev Parnas, that the California Republican met with former chief Ukraine prosecutor Viktor Shokin in Vienna in 2018.
A spokesman for Mr. Nunes released an official statement to The Washington Times:
“These demonstrably false and scandalous stories published by the Daily Beast and CNN are the perfect example of defamation and reckless disregard for the truth. Some political operative offered these fake stories to at least five different media outlets before finding someone irresponsible enough to publish them. I look forward to prosecuting these cases, including the media outlets as well as the sources of their fake stories, to the fullest extent of the law. I intend to hold the Daily Beast and CNN accountable for their actions. They will find themselves in court soon after Thanksgiving.”
Well if this story is “demonstrably wrong” I guess it is up to Nunes and his attornies to demonstrate what is wrong about it.
Because I have to say that there is plenty of evidence to support it.
Courtesy of HuffPo:
Congressional records show that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) flew to Europe at the same time that Rudy Giuliani’s indicted crony Lev Parnas says the congressman met with an ousted Ukrainian prosecutor in a hunt for dirt on Joe Biden.
Nunes and three aides flew to Europe last year on Nov. 30 and returned Dec. 3 at a cost to taxpayers of $63,000, according to congressional records, which were unearthed by the Daily Beast. According to Parnas, Nunes met in Vienna last December with controversial former Ukraine prosecutor Viktor Shokin, CNN reported Friday. Shokin was forced out of office by the Ukrainian Parliament over corruption concerns in 2016 under pressure from the U.S. and Western allies. Biden was a key part of the effort to drive him out when he was vice president.
The meeting could turn out to be explosive for Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, who lambasted Democrats and the media at impeachment hearings.
So yeah, go right ahead Devin Nunes, sue CNN.
Then they can do a little discovery and get all of the evidence they need to countersue you and send you scurrying out of the courtroom with your tail between your legs.