High School student, Nicholas Sandmann sues CNN for defamation for $275 million

High School student, Nicholas Sandmann has sued CNN for defamation accusing the cable news giant of “bullying” him in its coverage of a January confrontation at the Lincoln Memorial.   The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Kentucky, seeks $275 million in damages, $25 million more than in the teen’s lawsuit against the Washington Post.   Sandman’s attorneys have alleged that CNN “ignored the facts” and waged a “7-day media campaign of false, vicious attacks against Nicholas, a young boy who was guilty of little more than wearing a souvenir…

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