“He needs to sue several other people, too. Especially the ones who called for the death of the students: put them all in the school and burn it down.”
Subpoena every Social Media feed for the event along with every network and every newspaper. Everyone on the trip files a class action lawsuit against every public figure who came out against Covington. As further evidence, they can use other events where public figures made damaging comments.
Forget 250 million. Go for the whole enchilada.
Does the government charge tax on money earned in a lawsuit?