Covington Catholic Student Nick Sandmann Sues NBC for $275M

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Covington student Nicholas Sandmann sues NBC for 275 million dollars

Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann is suing NBC Universal for a staggering $275 million over their false reporting from earlier this year.

Sandmann was at the center of a viral controversy back in January when multiple mainstream media outlets falsely accused he and his classmates of initiating a confrontation with Native American Nathan Phillips.

It was later discovered that accusations by Phillips and reports by the mainstream media were a pack of lies. reports: Sandmann’s attorney, Todd V. McMurty, announced the defamation suit against NBCUniversal.

“NBCUniversal created a false narrative by portraying the ‘confrontation’ as a ‘hate crime’ committed by Nicholas,” the lawsuit read, saying Sandmann was “an easy target for NBCUniversal to advance its anti-Trump agenda because he was a 16-year-old white, Catholic student who had attended the Right to Life March that day and was wearing a MAGA cap at the time of the incident which he had purchased earlier in the day as a souvenir.”

This marks the third major lawusit Sandmann’s legal team has launched. The team is also suing The Washington Post for $250 million as well as CNN for $275 million. McMurty previously suggested that The Associated Press and HBO could face simiilar lawsuits.

NBCUniversal did not immediately respond to Fox News’ request for comment.


  1. White RIGHTS PRIVILEGE to sue for millions of dollars only works for white boys like Sandmann and his SHARK LAWYERS! You think that George Floyd’s family would have gotten the same opportunity after he was murdered by lynching? HELL NO! Wrong Skin Color. The United States has now gone to the BIGOTS! and Sandmann is a freaking BIGOT and a RACIST!

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