Former Republican presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann has been named a witness for the defense in a lawsuit against Tea Party HD, a failed television network founded in 2010.
Ann Coulter and Tea Party Nation founder Judson Phillips were also named as witnesses for the multimillion-dollar federal lawsuit surrounding the failure of the network billed as the "world's first HD provider of news about the Tea Party," according to The Tennessean.
An initial $19 million lawsuit was filed in November against California businessman Anthony Loiacono by GOP fundraiser Bill Hemrick, along with a group of conservatives from Tennessee who claim Loiacono used the investments they made in the network for personal matters. Loiacono countersued for $1 million alleging defamation and abuse of process.
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