A Virginia federal judge on Friday granted CNN’s request to transfer a defamation suit filed by U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, R-California, to the Southern District of New York, finding there was “no logical connection” between the case and the Richmond, Virgnia, court where it was filed.

Nunes, a staunch defender of President Donald Trump in the Congress, last year sued the cable TV network in the Eastern District of Virginia over a Nov. 22 story that linked Nunes to an alleged plot to pressure Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden, the former vice president and now the presumptive Democratic nominee for president.

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