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The lawyer representing Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann told Fox News that they will likely sue CNN for more than $250 million over the false attacks the network launched against the teenager.

Attorney L. Lin Wood made the revelation on Friday while taping an interview with Fox News’ Mark Levin which will air Sunday at 10 p.m. EST on “Life, Liberty & Levin.”

“CNN was probably more vicious in its direct attacks on Nicholas than The Washington Post. And CNN goes into millions of individuals’ homes,” Wood said. “CNN couldn’t resist the idea that here’s a guy with a young boy, that Make America Great Again cap on. So they go after him.”

“They really went after Nicholas with the idea that he was part of a mob that was attacking the Black Hebrew Israelites, yelling racist slurs at the Black Hebrew Israelites. Totally false,” Wood continued. “Now you say you’ve seen the tape; if you took the time to look at the full context of what happened that day, Nicholas Sandmann did absolutely nothing wrong. He was, as I’ve said to others, he was the only adult in the room.”

Sandmann was falsely accused of being disrespectful to a Native American man who stood in front of him and beat a drum in his face on January 18 while attending The March for Life in Washington, D.C.

A short video clip, which took the exchange out of context, went viral on social media and led to multiple false attacks being launched against the students from lawmakers, media organizations, media figures, and celebrities.

“The CNN folks were online on Twitter at 7 a.m retweeting the little one-minute propaganda piece that had been put out,” Wood added. “They’re out there right away going after this young boy. And they maintain it for at least two days. Why didn’t they stop and just take an hour and look through the Internet and find the truth and then report it? Maybe do that before you report the lies.”

Wood, who filed a $250 million lawsuit against The Washington Post last month, told Fox News that CNN will likely be sued for an even larger amount.

“I expect because of the way they went after Nicholas so viciously, that the claim for his reputational damage will be higher than it was against The Washington Post,” Wood said.

In early February, Sandmann’s lawyers released a list of 54 entities that they sent documentation preservation letters to for potential lawsuits. The list includes:

  1. The Washington Post
  2. The New York Times
  3. Cable News Network, Inc. (CNN)
  4. The Guardian
  5. National Public Radio
  6. TMZ
  7. Atlantic Media Inc.
  8. Capitol Hill Publishing Corp.
  9. Diocese of Covington
  10. Diocese of Lexington
  11. Archdiocese of Louisville
  12. Diocese of Baltimore
  13. Ana Cabrera (CNN)
  14. Sara Sidner (CNN)
  15. Erin Burnett (CNN)
  16. S.E. Cupp (CNN)
  17. Elliot C. McLaughlin (CNN)
  18. Amanda Watts (CNN)
  19. Emanuella Grinberg (CNN)
  20. Michelle Boorstein (Washington Post)
  21. Cleve R. Wootson Jr. (Washington Post)
  22. Antonio Olivo (Washington Post)
  23. Joe Heim (Washington Post)
  24. Michael E. Miller (Washington Post)
  25. Eli Rosenberg (Washington Post)
  26. Isaac Stanley-Becker (Washington Post)
  27. Kristine Phillips (Washington Post)
  28. Sarah Mervosh (New York Times)
  29. Emily S. Rueb (New York Times)
  30. Maggie Haberman (New York Times)
  31. David Brooks (New York Times)
  32. Shannon Doyne
  33. Kurt Eichenwald
  34. Andrea Mitchell (NBC/MSNBC)
  35. Savannah Guthrie (NBC)
  36. Joy Reid (MSNBC)
  37. Chuck Todd (NBC)
  38. Noah Berlatsky
  39. Elisha Fieldstadt (NBC)
  40. Eun Kyung Kim
  41. HBO
  42. Bill Maher
  43. Warner Media
  44. Conde Nast
  45. GQ
  47. The Hill
  48. The Atlantic
  50. Ilhan Omar
  51. Elizabeth Warren
  52. Kathy Griffin
  53. Alyssa Milano
  54. Jim Carrey
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  1. Ray

    March 10, 2019 at 10:56 am

    I wish I were on the jury I would give him everything he was asking for.

  2. Donald L Toellner

    March 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

    Move over Warren Buffett!!!!!!!!!!

  3. Grace Joy

    March 10, 2019 at 11:00 am

    I hope he gets a ton of money; & uses it to run for office in USA. We need strong people like him.

  4. Heather Moore

    March 10, 2019 at 11:37 am

    Go get em will be standing up and winning for all Conservatives. Enough is enough. Hit them where it will hurt them..their pocketbooks. Wishing you every success.

  5. James Long

    March 10, 2019 at 12:23 pm

    I pray you win them all! Then you can fund the rest of the wall! God bless you and God Bless America!

  6. David

    March 10, 2019 at 12:53 pm

    It is far past time that a barrage of slings and arrows be aimed at propaganda outlets posting as “neutral” news outlets. I hope the attorneys launch the most potent legal missiles at MSNBC too, for maximum damages (compensatory, exemplary, and punitive), and they should target specific individuals such as Maddow, O’Donnell, Reid, Scarborough, and their despicable ilk who exist to slander/libel conservatives on a daily basis. Enough is enough!!! Conservatives have long suffered quietly a “tyranny of minorities” who have utilized identity politics, professional victimhood, and neo-McCarthyism as tools to intimidate the majority, particularly in terms of incessant witch hunts that investigate a person’s entire life in order to ruin it. The incessant hate crimes perpetrated upon the religious majority by various minorities are particularly obscene and galling. America was founded upon the concept of a melting pot, and that means the minorities must adjust their lifestyles and behaviors to placate the majority, NOT the other way around, and if it now requires impacting litigation to regain a melting pot, then I hope the lawsuits keep coming, such that every time a “progressive liberal” defames any conservative, that person is slammed with summary process service the very next day, such that their lives become entangled in the most hellish litigation for years thereafter.

  7. PT

    March 10, 2019 at 2:33 pm

    I am loving this !!!!!

  8. E G MUSK

    March 11, 2019 at 5:05 am

    This boy can’t lose. How great for him, for everybody!

  9. sherri

    March 11, 2019 at 7:06 am

    I hope he wins EVERY ONE of these law suits!!!

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