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Fox News Asks Judge to Toss Out an Ex-Reporter’s Retaliation Lawsuit

Fox News is asking a federal judge to toss out a former Capitol Hill reporter’s claim that he was fired after complaining about the network’s coverage of the aftermath of he 2020 presidential election and the attack on the Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.

In a lawsuit filed last month, Jason Donner alleged that he was fired after complaining, in writing, to Fox News’ human resources department and to his supervisor, NuNu Japaridze. He also alleged that he was terminated for calling in sick, in violation of a District of Columbia sick leave law.

“Once the inflammatory rhetoric is stripped out of the Complaint, it is apparent that Plaintiff Jason Donner has no actionable claims against his former employer,” Fox News attorneys wrote in a motion to dismiss.

Read the source article at Deadline

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