On Monday, Kash Patel, a White House official serving on the National Security Council (NSC), filed a $25 million lawsuit against Politico, alleging that Adam Schiff, the California Democrat leading the sham impeachment against President Trump, “weaponized the media” with defamatory information to advance his goal of removing the president from office.
Patel, Breitbart says, is a former staffer to Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., who moved to the NSC to advise President Trump on national security and intelligence matters.
The suit, filed in Virginia, names Politico reporter Natasha Bertrand and Robert Allbritton as defendants, and says they worked with Schiff and members of his staff to defame him.
According to the lawsuit:
Defendants intentionally employed a scheme or artifice to defame Kash with the intent to undermine the President’s confidence in Kash and to further Schiff’s impeachment inquisition. Defendants acted in concert with Schiff to accomplish an unlawful purpose through unlawful means, without regard for Kash’s rights and interests.
Defendants abandoned all journalistic integrity and violated their own code of ethics in order to further the conspiracy with Schiff. Defendants did not seek
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