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CNN settles defamation suit brought by Nick Sandmann


Last updated 1/18/2020 at 12:08am

Petr Svab

The Epoch Times

CNN settled a defamation lawsuit brought against it by Nick Sandmann, a student at Covington Catholic High School, over the cable news channel’s coverage of an incident captured in a viral video.

“Yes, we settled with CNN,” Sandmann said in a Jan. 7 tweet.

The settlement amount wasn’t made public during the Jan. 7 court hearing in Covington, Kentucky, Fox19 reported.

“The case settled. We have no comment,” Todd McMurtry, one of Sandmann’s lawyers, said in an email to The Epoch Times.

CNN didn’t respond to a request by The Epoch Times for comm...

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