Newsmax Apologizes to Dominion Worker for False Allegations

Newsmax has apologized for airing false allegations that an employee for Dominion Voting Systems manipulated machines or tallies on Election Day.

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A worker passes a Dominion Voting ballot scanner while setting up a polling location at an elementary school in Gwinnett County, Ga., outside of Atlanta on Jan. 4, 2021. Newsmax has apologized to an employee of Dominion Voting Systems for airing false allegations that he manipulating voting machines or tallies on Election Day to the detriment of former President Donald Trump. Eric Coomer, security director for Dominion, subsequently dropped the conservative news network from a defamation lawsuit. (AP Photo/Ben Gray)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Newsmax apologized on Friday for airing false allegations that an employee for Dominion Voting Systems manipulated machines or tallies on Election Day to the detriment of former President Donald Trump. Eric Coomer, security director at the Colorado-based firm, in turn dropped Newsmax from a defamation lawsuit. The conservative news network, in a statement published on its website and to be read on TV, said that while it aired the accusations against…

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