Eric Coomer, the safety director for Dominion Voting Methods, which equipped vote-counting know-how for 28 states within the 2020 presidential election, has been receiving dying threats ever since Trump and his enablers began making baseless claims that he helped “rig” the machines to make sure a Biden victory.
Immediately, Coomer filed a lawsuit in opposition to “the Trump marketing campaign, attorneys Rudy Giuliani and Sidney Powell, conservative columnist Michelle Malkin, the web site Gateway Pundit, Colorado conservative activist Joseph Oltmann, and conservative media Newsmax and One America Information Community,” studies AP:
His attorneys stated Coomer has turn into “the face of the false claims.” Coomer’s title first received public publicity in a podcast by Oltmann, who claimed to have heard a method name of Antifa activists. When the prospect of a Trump victory was introduced up, Oltmann stated a person recognized as “Eric from Dominion” supposedly stated “don’t be concerned in regards to the election, Trump shouldn’t be going to win. I made … certain of that,” including an expletive.
In an opinion piece written for the Denver Submit, Coomer wrote that he has no connections to Antifa, was by no means on any name and the concept there’s some recording of him is “wholly fabricated.”
The very fact-checking web site Snopes stated Oltmann hasn’t cooperated in any makes an attempt to confirm his claims.Advertisement
Coomer stated the allegations in opposition to him started with a conservative Colorado activist and podcaster, Joe Oltmann, who is known as within the go well with.
A number of days after the election Oltmann said that he’d infiltrated an earlier call with Denver-area “Antifa” members and heard a person recognized as “Eric from Dominion” say he would be sure Trump would not win the election. In keeping with Oltmann, the person stated, “don’t be concerned in regards to the election. Trump shouldn’t be going to win. I made effing certain of that.”Advertisement
Oltmann has by no means offered a recording of that decision, however the allegation unfold quickly by right-wing social media, making its option to pro-Trump media shops that at the moment are included within the lawsuit.
Coomer stated that dialog by no means occurred and he has no affiliation with left-wing teams.
From CBS 4 Denver:
“Defendants knowingly circulated and amplified a baseless conspiracy idea to problem the integrity of the presidential election,” the lawsuit states.
“The deluge of misinformation has brought on immense harm to Dr. Coomer’s repute, skilled standing, security, and privateness. As soon as an esteemed personal election know-how professional, Dr. Coomer has been vilified and subjected to an onslaught of offensive messages and harassment.”
“It is a day by day factor,” Coomer stated, “and no, I’ve not had a good night time’s sleep since all of this.”Advertisement