Dominion says OAN's 'expert mathematician' who claimed to prove election fraud had a job 'setting up swing sets'

Rudy Giuliani, after an interview with One America News Network's Chanel Rivan outside the White House West Wing. Chip Somodevilla/Getty ImagesOne America News Network interviewed a "expert mathematician", January 2009.According to the "expert", evidence was found that Trump's 2020 election was rigged.According to a Dominion lawsuit, he was a swing set installation on Long Island at time of interview.Check out more stories from Insider's business page.One America News Network, a right-wing media group, presented a Long Island swing-set installation as an "expert mathematics" who claimed to have found evidence that the 2020 election was rigged. A new lawsuit by Dominion Voting Systems claims otherwise.Christina Bobb, OAN, interviewed Ed Solomon on January 27, in a segment about 2020 elections, which President Joe Biden had won almost three months prior.Solomon stated that he did a mathematical analysis to show that the Fulton County results, Georgia result were "uniquely possible by an algorithm." He said that Biden's win in Fulton County was "1 over 10, to an exponent so great there aren’t enough stars in this universe, there aren’t enough atoms, to explain the amount."It is not known where Solomon obtained his data. compared his numbers with data from Georgia's secretary-of-state and found no match. The results of an audit of ballots in Georgia for the 2020 election was correct.OAN claimed Ed Solomon was a mathematician when he was working to install swing sets, Dominion Voting Systems stated in a lawsuit. One America News/Dominion Voting SystemsDominion claims Solomon isn't an "expert mathematician", but "was actually a convicted felon without any college degree." According to the lawsuit, Solomon's current job was to set up swing sets on Long Island, New York.According to a spokesperson from Stony Brook University, Solomon was previously enrolled in math classes but did not receive an undergraduate degree.Continue the storyVice reported that a person who looked like Solomon was detained in 2016 for drug-related charges. He spent two years in prison.These claims were included in the lawsuit Dominion filed against OAN Tuesday, alleging defamation regarding election conspiracy theories. They also sought over $1.6 billion in damages.Insider reached out to OAN representatives but they didn't respond immediately. A Twitter account believed to be associated to Solomon didn't immediately reply to Insider's request for comment.In a previous letter, Dominion decried Solomon. It was sent to Mike Lindell, MyPillow CEO. Insider obtained the February 4, 2005 letter. It stated that Solomon was not a "mathematician" and that he is currently working as an "Installer" at a swing set building company. Dominion is also suing Lindell and a number of other entities over conspiracy theories regarding the company's involvement in the 2020 election.Dominion also stated in its lawsuit that it had sent an OAN letter demanding the retraction of Bobb’s interview with Solomon. According to the lawsuit, OAN removed the interview from their website but kept it available on other platforms.Dominion sued OAN claiming that OAN had "effectively acknowledged" the false claims by "secretly removing many articles and broadcasts from its website that made similar claims."Business Insider has the original article.