WASHINGTON — One of the largest manufacturers of voting machines in the United States sued a prominent supporter of former President Donald Trump on Monday, alleging that the businessman slandered the company with false accusations because the company rigged the 2020 election Joe Biden.
Dominion Voting Systems sued Mike Lindell, CEO of MyPillow Inc., headquartered in Minnesota, and his company in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, seeking damages of more than $1.3 billion.
The company cited many of Mr. Lindel’s statements in the complaint, including media appearances, social media posts and two-hour movies, claiming to prove election fraud. Mr. Lindell said that he helped produce the film, which was released online in early February.
The complaint alleges that Mr. Lindel made a false statement about the integrity of the Dominion voting machine, and he was unaware of credible evidence to support his claim that the company stole the election from Mr. Trump-what Dominion called ”
The complaint said: “He was well aware of the independent audit and written ballot restatement, and ultimately rejected the big lie.” “But Lindell…until today did not sell lies, because lies sell pillows.