Washington Post Settles Nicholas Sandmann Defamation Lawsuit in Covington Catholic High School Controversy

‘I turned 18 & WaPo settled my lawsuit,’ Sandmann announced on Twitter

by Joseph A. Wulfsohn
FOX News

The Washington Post is the latest news organization to settle a defamation lawsuit launched by Covington Catholic High School student Nicholas Sandmann over its botched coverage of a viral confrontation with a Native American elder that had portrayed the Kentucky teen as the aggressor.

Sandmann announced the victory on Twitter.

“On 2/19/19, I filed $250M defamation lawsuit against Washington Post. Today, I turned 18 & WaPo settled my lawsuit. Thanks to @ToddMcMurtry & @LLinWood for their advocacy. Thanks to my family & millions of you who have stood your ground by supporting me. I still have more to do,” Sandmann wrote on Friday.

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