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MyPillow CEO Recruits First Amendment Heavy Hitters to Fight Dominion

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In public, pillow magnate and staunch Donald Trump ally Mike Lindell has continued—long after President Joe Biden’s inauguration—to hurl wild, unfounded allegations about the 2020 election and has even gone as far as to say that Trump could be reinstalled in the White House later this year.

But behind the scenes, Lindell has assembled a legal team front-loaded with First Amendment heavyweights who aren’t so much looking to defend the merits of their client’s bizarre claims as his constitutional right to say them free from the consequence of devastating financial ruin.

The Lindell legal team is also preparing to argue that the false claims against the voting-tech company Dominion are akin to pillorying the U.S. government, and therefore come with the same speech protections.

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