Two former high-level Bachmann staffers, who asked that their names not be used at this time, backup Heki's claims.
"I am confident that Kent Sorenson participated in the theft and I am confident that members of the senior staff were aware of it, certainly on or before December," a former Bachmann aide said. "And they debated it for three weeks, the senior staff, what to do. Over loud objections, they let Barb take the fall for it."
"They're mistaken," Sporer said in response. [...]
"It's an interesting lawsuit. We've obviously planned an aggressive defense," Sporer said. "I haven't received a service copy of the petition yet. After we receive that, we'll l file a series of motions to dismiss."