Hunter laptop repairman John Paul Mac Isaac sued CNN, Policythe Daily Beast and Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) for libel on Tuesday.
Mac Isaac told the New York Post the congressman and establishment media falsely accused him of trafficking Russian disinformation during the 2020 presidential campaign.
The lawsuit allegedly claims that “CNN’s broadcast of the false statement accuses the plaintiff of having committed an infamous crime, that is, treason by working with the Russians to commit a crime against the United States of America. attempting to undermine American democracy and the 2020 presidential election.”
Mac Isaac’s accusations will play out in court, but on several occasions he has been the main talking point on the left. For example, CNN’s Brian Stelter falsely referred to Hunter’s laptop as “Russian disinformation” and suggested that the contents of the laptop may have been “made up”. In March, Stelter refused to return to this journalist the false allegations he promoted in his program.
FLASHBACK: Media pundits lied to you, falsely claiming Hunter Biden’s laptop story was “Russian disinformation.” pic.twitter.com/fSmQgfIq0N
— Media Research Center (@theMRC) March 18, 2022
Policy published a headline suggesting in part that the laptop was “Russian disinformation”. The suit reportedly said that “the article was written by journalist Natasha Bertrand, who apparently has a habit of turning speculation into fact in the stories she reports on.”
“Purloined” is the word used by Daily Beast to describe Hunter’s laptop, which insinuates that Mac Isaac stole Hunter’s computer. Mac Isaac maintains that Hunter dropped the laptop on him for repair.
‘Pencil Neck’ Adam Schiff, as Donald Trump dubbed the congressman, told CNN in an interview that Hunter’s laptop was a ‘Kremlin’ tactic designed to defeat then-candidate Joe Biden . “Obviously, the origins of all this vilification come from the Kremlin, and the president is only too happy to have the help of the Kremlin and to try to amplify it,” Schiff told Live. antenna, without presenting any evidence.
Schiff: ‘Joe Biden defamation comes from the Kremlin’
‘All this Joe Biden libel is coming from the Kremlin,’ House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff says, reacting to FBI investigating whether unverified emails about Hunter Biden are linked to a Russian disinformation effort targeting his father’s campaign. https://cnn.it/342BsPd
Posted by CNN Replay on Friday, October 16, 2020
It has been about 18 months since the establishment media and Schiff accepted the Democratic narrative that Mac Isaac was peddling Russian disinformation. Talk with the To postMac Isaac said: “All I want now is for the rest of the country to know that there has been a collective and orchestrated effort across social and mainstream media to block a true story with real consequences for the nation.”
“Twitter initially labeled my action a hack, so the first day after my information was leaked, I was bombarded with hate mail and death threats revolving around the idea that I was a hacker, a thief and a criminal,” Mac Isaac said. “Without any information, the head of the intelligence committee has decided to share with CNN and its viewers a complete and absolute lie. …a lie published in the protection of a favorite presidential candidate.
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