MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell melts down in 2020 election deposition

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell melts down in 2020 election deposition

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My Pillow CEO Mike Lindell responds throughout a radio program hosted by Steve Bannon throughout the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at Gaylord National Convention Center in National Harbor, M.D., U.S., March 2,2023

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Prominent Donald Trump advocate and MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell consistently lost his mood, left the space and swore at opposing counsel throughout a series of depositions previously this year, according to recently launched videos and records.

The remarkable interviews were performed as part of a libel claim brought byDr Eric Coomer, previous director of item method and security at Dominion Voting Systems, who has actually implicated Lindell of consistently maligning him in public and online following Trump’s loss in the 2020 governmental race.

“Don’t sit and scold me already, mister. I’ll do whatever I have to do,” Lindell stated at the start of a March 8 deposition, dealing with Coomer’s lawyer. “You’re just a lawyer. You’re an ambulance chasing lawyer, so don’t start with me. I got all day. I’ll take as much time as you want, so let’s go. You’re not my boss. You’re just a lawyer, a frivolous lawyer. So go. Don’t start scolding me.”

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The videos and records just emerged since lawyers for Coomer stated they have actually attempted to depose Lindell 3 times, and each time he was “vulgar, threatening, loud, disrespectful to Dr. Coomer’s counsel and the Court, evasive, and largely non-responsive to questioning,” they composed this month.

CNBC connected to Lindell for an action, and he called the claim “frivolous” and “a disgrace to our country.”

Coomer’s initial match declares that Lindell implicated him of being “a traitor to the United States,” based upon an incorrect conspiracy that the previous Dominion worker was included with rigging votes in the 2020 election.

“[Lindell] has actually declared, without proof, thatDr Coomer dedicated treason which he ought to turn himself into the authorities,” the initial claim declared. Lindell and his lawyers have actually rejected the claims.

Separately, Dominion remains in the middle of a $1.3 billion legal fight with Lindell, declaring the Minnesota- based conspiracy theorist consistently made incorrect claims about the business rigging ballot makers in the 2020 governmental election.

Lindell’s newest deposition in August “ended after Mr. Lindell left the witness chair during an unscheduled break while, again, disparaging counsel,” Coomer’s legal representatives composed. The lawyers have actually asked for that the court order Lindell to come to Denver to be deposed a 4th time.

The tapes and records of the depositions reveal Lindell plainly getting upset with the lawyers.

In a deposition on March 9, Lindell stated his pillow and bedding company “is probably down — I don’t know — half, more than half, because of all this stuff,” according to the recently launched records.

Lindell’s deposition a day previously didn’t go any smoother, according to the tapes of the interview.

“Have you ever been in a deposition where they can’t stand who you are?,” Lindell snapped at Coomer’s legal representatives on March 8. “You’re disgusting. Keep going,” he included.