Judge rules against Devin Nunes in $9.9 million lawsuit over the salacious Steele Dossier
Devin Nunes speaks to Fox News (Photo: screen grab)

Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) suffered a legal setback after losing a major lawsuit he had filed.


"A federal judge has tossed out a racketeering lawsuit House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes filed last year against the private investigation firm at the heart of the Trump-Russia saga," Politico reported Friday evening.

"Alexandria, Virginia-based U.S. District Court Judge Liam O'Grady's two-page order made short work of Nunes' suit, which sought $9.9 million in damages from Fusion GPS, its founder Glenn Simpson and a nonprofit watchdog group, Campaign for Accountability," Politico explained. "The judge also signaled that pressing on with the legal battle could result in sanctions against Nunes and his attorney, Steven Biss."