Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandmann Settles $250M Lawsuit With The Washington Post

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On Friday, Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann announced he had settled a $250 million defamation lawsuit with The Washington Post.

“On 2/19/19, I filed $250M defamation lawsuit against Washington Post. Today, I turned 18 & WaPo settled my lawsuit,” Sandmann tweeted. “Thanks to @ToddMcMurtry & @LLinWood for their advocacy. Thanks to my family & millions of you who have stood your ground by supporting me. I still have more to do.”

“We have settled with WAPO and CNN. The fight isn’t over. 2 down. 6 to go. Don’t hold your breath @jack.” Sandmann added, referring to the CEO of Twitter Jack Dorsey.

In January, Sandmann also settled a $275 million defamation lawsuit with CNN. According to one of Sandmann’s attorneys, Lin Wood, he still has lawsuits “pending in Federal Court in Covington, Kentucky are against NBC, ABC. CBS, Rolling Stone, Gannett, & New York Times.”