Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax is suing CBS, alleging the network didn't fully vet his accusers' claims and omitted information that would exonerate him. Steve Helber/AP hide caption toggle caption Steve Helber/AP National Virginia Lt. Gov. Justin Fairfax Files $400 Million Lawsuit Against CBS VPM September 12, 2019 Fairfax alleges the network defamed him by airing interviews with two women who had accused him of sexual assault. CBS said it stands by its reporting and will "vigorously defend" against the lawsuit.