California Congressman Devin Nunes sues Twitter

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Devin Nunes speaking at the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland. Photo credit: Gage Skidmore/CC BY-SA 2.0, via Flickr

Devin Nunes, ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, is suing Twitter for $250 million. He claims the site “knowingly acted as a vessel for opposition research” and censors conservative voices. The lawsuit cites Twitter as a whole and specific accounts Nunes considers defamatory. One account is “Devin Nunes’ Cow,” which uses farm puns to mock the politician, who is a dairy farmer.