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Jose Garcia

(2,715 posts)
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 04:11 PM Jan 2020

CNN settles lawsuit with Covington Catholic student, Nick Sandmann

Source: Fox 19

COVINGTON, Ky. (FOX19) - CNN agreed Tuesday to settle a lawsuit with Covington Catholic student Nick Sandmann.

The amount of the settlement was not made public during a hearing at the federal courthouse in Covington.

Sandmann’s lawsuit sought $800 million from CNN, the Washington Post and NBC Universal.

Trial dates are still not set for Sandmann’s lawsuit against NBC Universal and the Washington Post.

Read more: https://www.13abc.com/content/news/CNN-settles-lawsuit-with-Covington-Catholic-student-Nick-Sandmann-566783491.html

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CNN settles lawsuit with Covington Catholic student, Nick Sandmann (Original Post) Jose Garcia Jan 2020 OP
I'm so tired of nasty people. They ruin everything. renate Jan 2020 #1
We're going to see this kid's name again... Archae Jan 2020 #2
Or, he fucks with the wrong person! Floyd R. Turbo Jan 2020 #6
Yep... Deuce Jan 2020 #9
Trump will probably ask him to speak at one of his rallies dustyscamp Jan 2020 #14
He'll be a SC nominee in 2050. RhodeIslandOne Jan 2020 #20
Watch him become an intern this summer in mf45's White House. kimbutgar Jan 2020 #3
CNN probably just calculated what their court costs would be and offered him that to go away. :) Sloumeau Jan 2020 #4
I'd like to see this confirmed by CNN or similar outfit. Habibi Jan 2020 #5
another lucky affluenza type kid IcyPeas Jan 2020 #7
dammit musette_sf Jan 2020 #8
EXACTLY!!!! SkyDaddy7 Jan 2020 #29
Affluenza with a helping of "He's a really good kid" strikes again... Aristus Jan 2020 #10
I hope WaPo and NBC don't cave in like CNN did. MatthewHatesTrump2 Jan 2020 #11
Well, that was stupid Miguelito Loveless Jan 2020 #12
What a great message that sends: "if you can't beat 'em, sue." Initech Jan 2020 #13
Maybe He Won This One NonPC Jan 2020 #15
Well shit, I'm gonna have to break ranks with you guys on this one. Quackers Jan 2020 #16
Shhh... No one wants to hear that. We're hating here. Bonx Jan 2020 #17
That's the way I remember it too.. nt Raine Jan 2020 #21
Q. The media blew this one for a quick headline Hangingon Jan 2020 #23
Thanks for pointing that out exboyfil Jan 2020 #27
I was surprised that they identified a minor by name and location MichMan Jan 2020 #30
So disgusting that little brats like him get set for life OliverQ Jan 2020 #18
I hope he buys a fast car. A really, really fast car. machI Jan 2020 #19
Don't despair, Haggis for Breakfast Jan 2020 #22
Yes I really hope so. It is better to learn these things early on in life... FM123 Jan 2020 #31
Apparently it hasn't occurred to those doubting this report onenote Jan 2020 #24
Well whether you agree or disagree with the outcome, the lawyers stand to be the winners. YOHABLO Jan 2020 #25
Probably cost of defense on CNN's part. Tommy_Carcetti Jan 2020 #26
CNN probably had already spent $200K on the case onenote Jan 2020 #28

Habibi

(3,599 posts)
5. I'd like to see this confirmed by CNN or similar outfit.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 04:47 PM
Jan 2020

So far I'm only getting hits for Daily Wire, National Review, and a couple of local-type news stations.

IcyPeas

(22,185 posts)
7. another lucky affluenza type kid
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:05 PM
Jan 2020

rewarding this kid for being an impudent cocky barefaced prick ... from a catholic school no less.

musette_sf

(10,238 posts)
8. dammit
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:16 PM
Jan 2020

Punk is an Anti-American thug who went to a hate march, specifically to advocate for the forcible stripping away of the sacred civil, human, and Constitutional rights of innocent women, participated in more hate... and then gets paid off for it???

SkyDaddy7

(6,045 posts)
29. EXACTLY!!!!
Wed Jan 8, 2020, 05:50 AM
Jan 2020

It disgust me how profitable Right Wing Hate, Christian Hate & Conspiratorial Hate has become in America! If a Right Wing Christian Conservative Conspiracy NUT JOB POS is not making 10's of millions of dollar$ selling their brand HATE on the TV/Radio/Books then they're suing someone for hurting they're feelings!!!

MatthewHatesTrump2

(915 posts)
11. I hope WaPo and NBC don't cave in like CNN did.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:29 PM
Jan 2020

That asshole and his smirk don't deserve any lawsuit winnings at all, imo.


He did not have to step right up into that Native American's face, after all, all the protester wanted to do was get by the asshole in order to go up the steps; but the smirking punk stood in his way!

K&R

Initech

(100,604 posts)
13. What a great message that sends: "if you can't beat 'em, sue."
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:41 PM
Jan 2020

And sue for ridiculous and ungodly sums of money that you'll never make. That will learn 'em. What a bunch of pathetic snowflakes.

NonPC

(308 posts)
15. Maybe He Won This One
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:44 PM
Jan 2020

I think we're going to hear more about this kid. He's emboldened now, and definitely has an attitude problem. On the bright side, he's going to screw with the wrong person at the wrong time soon and get his teeth kicked in -- or worse. (Think of the path that George Zimmerman has forged.) Then we can all cheer.

Quackers

(2,256 posts)
16. Well shit, I'm gonna have to break ranks with you guys on this one.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 05:45 PM
Jan 2020

I’m not saying that these kids were completely innocent in this, but it didn’t play out like was originally reported. Even CNN did a report on a longer video surfacing that showed more context including racial and homophobic slurs used against the students.

Here:
https://www.cnn.com/2019/01/21/us/maga-hat-teens-native-american-second-video/index.html

exboyfil

(17,894 posts)
27. Thanks for pointing that out
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 11:47 PM
Jan 2020

A reporter I usually respect (he was one involved with the earlier mysterious Trump server talking to the Russian bank) also piled on.

MichMan

(12,305 posts)
30. I was surprised that they identified a minor by name and location
Wed Jan 8, 2020, 08:27 AM
Jan 2020

In the vast majority of news stories, those types of things are generally not done.

machI

(1,285 posts)
19. I hope he buys a fast car. A really, really fast car.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 07:20 PM
Jan 2020

A 2019 Corvette ZR1 aught to do the trick. Then he needs to take it out on some rural Kentucky back road and show everybody how fast he can go.

Haggis for Breakfast

(6,831 posts)
22. Don't despair,
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 09:37 PM
Jan 2020

Sooner or later, this smug, smirking little shit will annoy someone bigger than him and they'll disabuse him of that "superiority" attitude.

FM123

(10,063 posts)
31. Yes I really hope so. It is better to learn these things early on in life...
Wed Jan 8, 2020, 09:53 AM
Jan 2020

otherwise you grow up and turn into someone like trump.

Tommy_Carcetti

(43,333 posts)
26. Probably cost of defense on CNN's part.
Tue Jan 7, 2020, 11:24 PM
Jan 2020

MAGA boy gets $10,000, maybe $20,000 tops. His lawyer gets a third of that. Not even enough for a new car.

onenote

(43,404 posts)
28. CNN probably had already spent $200K on the case
Wed Jan 8, 2020, 12:53 AM
Jan 2020

with the prospect of spending at least $1 million if the case went to discovery and trial.

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