Oddly enough, Nunes failed to mention that he sued Twitter in 2019 for a quarter of a billion dollars in damages over a “free flow of ideas” that contained a spoof account called “Devin Nunes’ Cow,” which the agent alleged slandered him. The lawsuit was dismissed in 2020 when a judge in Virginia ruled that Twitter was protected by Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996, which Trump and Co., like, have attempted to overturn.
In a statement, the chairman of the California Republican Party said Jessica Millan Patterson praised Nunes’ work and said he had “fought tirelessly for his voters in the valley and for our state in the House of Representatives”. A little less exuberant, the California Democratic Party wrote in a tweet: “Devin Nunes has long been an embarrassment to California. It is only fitting that he is now leaving Congress in order to humiliate himself even further to Donald Trump. “
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