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Brooks pushes for immunity from Swalwell suit over January 6

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) told a court Wednesday that he should have immunity from a civil lawsuit over his remarks at a rally just before the Capitol riot, pushing back against the Justice Department's argument that he was not acting within the scope of his employment as a lawmaker Jan. 6.
2 months ago|Washington, United States

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Republican Brooks seeks immunity for Jan. 6 speech, says he was not campaigning

Republican U.S. Representative Mo Brooks asked a federal judge on Wednesday to grant him immunity from a civil lawsuit alleging a speech he delivered to then-President Donald Trump's supporters on Jan. 6 helped incite the attack on the Capitol. In a series of court filings, Brooks addressed a decision by the Justice Department issued last week https://www.reuters.com/world/us/us-justice-dept-wont-defend-republican-lawmaker-capitol-riot-lawsuit-…

2 months ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Republican Brooks seeks immunity for Jan. 6 speech, says he was not campaigning

By Sarah N. Lynch WASHINGTON - Republican U.S. Representative Mo Brooks asked a federal judge on Wednesday to grant him immunity from a civil lawsuit alleging a speech he delivered to then-President Donald Trump's supporters on Jan. 6 helped incite the attack on the Capitol. In a series of court filings, Brooks addressed a decision by the Justice Department issued last week https://

2 months ago|United Kingdom
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Rep. Mo Brooks seeks immunity from suit accusing him on inciting Jan. 6 insurrection

The Alabama congressman spoke to Trump supporters at a rally hours before they stormed the Capitol.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Brooks pushes for immunity from Swalwell suit over January 6

Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) told a court Wednesday that he should have immunity from a civil lawsuit over his remarks at a rally just before the Capitol riot, pushing back against the Justice Department's argument that he was...

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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Mo Brooks: Jan. 6 speech did not violate House rules, court filing says

Brooks, continuing to act as his own attorney, files response in federal lawsuit.

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Seeking Immunity From Suit Over Jan. 6th Attack, Rep. Mo Brooks Tells Judge He Was Simply 'Cooperating' with the 'White House'

Rep. Mo Brooks asked a federal judge to declare that he was immune from a civil lawsuit alleging that he was among several figures responsible for inciting the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol.

2 months ago|Washington, United States
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BIAS COVERAGE DISTRIBUTION

5 of these news sources are bias rated
2 lean LEFT, 2 are CENTER
L 40%
C 40%
R 20%
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Law & Crime
Reuters
The Hill
Alabama Live
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