Attorneys for Sidney Powell are asking a federal judge to dismiss a defamation lawsuit filed against her, claiming that “no reasonable person” thought the pro-Trump lawyer’s statements about the 2020 election results were factual.

Dominion Voting Systems in January sued Powell over her statements alleging the voting company helped rig the election against then-President Donald Trump. In a motion to dismiss filed Monday, Powell’s attorneys wrote that a judge must determine whether her statements could be proved and if “reasonable people” would believe they were factual, given the context and other factors surrounding the comments. 

Sidney Powell, partner and founder of Sidney Powell in Dallas. Sidney Powell, a partner and founder of Sidney Powell in Dallas. Courtesy photo

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