Kentucky Teen at Center of Viral Encounter Sues

Nicholas Sandmann and his parents alleged that the Post had engaged in "targeting and bullying" and modern "McCarthyism."

  • Published 21 February 2019

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Kentucky teen at the heart of an encounter last month with a Native American activist is suing The Washington Post for $250 million. He is also threatening legal action against The Associated Press and other news organizations. In papers filed Tuesday in federal court in Kentucky, Nicholas Sandmann and his parents alleged that the Post had engaged in "targeting and bullying" and modern "McCarthyism." President Donald Trump cheered the lawsuit, tweeting… Read at AP News