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Trump's Deposition Reveals an Oddly Confused Moment

Former president mixes up accuser Carroll, ex-wife Maples in photo, undermining a defense claim

(Newser) - Among the long-held claims former President Trump has wielded to deny he raped writer E. Jean Carroll in a department store in the 1990s is that he didn't know her and she's "not my type," suggesting he wouldn't have sexually assaulted someone he wasn't...

Trump Rages Against Carroll in Unsealed Deposition

He calls writer who's sued him for defamation, sexual assault a 'nut job' who's 'mentally sick'

(Newser) - In October, Donald Trump sat for a deposition at Mar-a-Lago with Roberta Kaplan, an attorney for magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll, who has accused the former president of raping her in a department store in the 1990s and sued him, for both that alleged sexual assault and defamation. Now, excerpts...

Judge Rejects Trump Request to Delay Lawsuit

E. Jean Carroll's rape accusation is scheduled for trial in April

(Newser) - An April trial date was set Wednesday by a federal judge for a civil trial arising from a former columnist's claim that Donald Trump raped her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s. Judge Lewis Kaplan scheduled an April 17 trial after he rejected a request by...

E. Jean Carroll Sues Trump Minutes After New Law Kicks In

The Adult Survivor’s Act temporarily lifted the state's usual deadlines

(Newser) - A writer who accused former President Trump of rape filed an upgraded lawsuit against him Thursday in New York, minutes after a new state law took effect allowing victims of sexual violence to sue over attacks that occurred decades ago. E. Jean Carroll’s lawyer filed the legal papers electronically...

Lawyer: Trump Was 'Pleased to Set Record Straight'

He answered questions under oath in deposition lawsuit

(Newser) - Update: Former President Trump sat for a deposition Wednesday in the defamation lawsuit brought by writer E. Jean Carroll. The deposition was taken at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida, CNN reports. Lawyers representing Carroll, who accuses Trump of raping her in a New York City department store in the...

Trump Lashes Out After Order to Sit for Deposition

He calls nation's legal system a 'broken disgrace,' says rape accuser 'not his type'

(Newser) - Update: Former President Trump angrily lashed out Wednesday, calling the nation's legal system a "broken disgrace" after a judge ruled he must answer questions under oath next week in a defamation lawsuit lodged by a writer who says he raped her in the mid-1990s. Trump also called the...

Carroll's Lawyer Complains Trump Is Stalling on Lawsuit

Depositions are scheduled next month in case springing from sexual assault accusation

(Newser) - The deposition of former President Donald Trump in a defamation lawsuit filed against him by E. Jean Carroll is scheduled for Oct. 19, a court filing entered Friday in US District Court in New York shows. Trump's attorneys are to depose Carroll on Oct. 14, CBS News reports. The...

E. Jean Carroll: Thanks to New Law, I'm Suing Trump Again

Writer, who already has defamation suit against ex-president, will now file sexual battery complaint

(Newser) - E. Jean Carroll says she'll take advantage of New York's new Adult Survivors Act to file a sexual battery lawsuit against former President Donald Trump, whom she claims raped her in a Manhattan department store dressing room in late 1995 or early 1996. The former Elle magazine columnist...

Judge Rips Trump Attempt to Sue Accuser

Filing against E. Jean Carroll has been a 'bad faith' attempt to delay, ruling says

(Newser) - A federal judge rejected Donald Trump's attempt to countersue a woman who accuses him of raping her, giving the former president an earful Friday in the process. US District Judge Lewis Kaplan issued a 23-page ruling saying Trump's legal strategy has been executed in "bad faith,"...

DOJ Says Trump Not Liable for 'Crude' Comments on E. Jean Carroll

Justice Department lawyers want to replace former POTUS as defendant in lawsuit

(Newser) - Former President Trump cannot be held personally liable for “crude" and “disrespectful” remarks he made while president about a woman who accused him of rape, Justice Department lawyers said Monday in arguing for him to be replaced by the United States as defendant in a defamation lawsuit. The...

Trump's Legal Strategy in Rape Case Is Rejected

Justice Department said US government, not Trump himself, should be defendant

(Newser) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied President Trump's request that he be replaced as the defendant in a defamation lawsuit alleging he raped a woman in a Manhattan department store in the 1990s, per the AP . The decision by US District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan came after the Justice...

Justice Dept. Moves to Help Trump With Accuser's Lawsuit

Or, as accuser E. Jean Carroll puts it, 'TRUMP HURLS BILL BARR AT ME'

(Newser) - President Trump might be getting some help from the Justice Department with the lawsuit one of his accusers filed against him last year. E. Jean Carroll, who says Trump raped her at a Manhattan department store in the 1990s, sued him for defamation over his public denial of ever having...

Trump Accuser Goes to Court for President's DNA

E. Jean Carroll says a match with her dress would prove her case

(Newser) - Lawyers for a woman who accuses President Trump of raping her in the 1990s asked Thursday for a DNA sample, seeking to determine whether his genetic material is on a dress she says she was wearing at the time. Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s lawyers served notice to a...

Judge Won't Halt Trump Accuser's Lawsuit

E. Jean Carroll celebrates as NY judge rejects motion to dismiss

(Newser) - A judge has denied President Trump's motion to dismiss a defamation lawsuit brought by writer and accuser E. Jean Carroll. The president's lawyers argued he couldn't be sued in New York because his denial of Carroll's claim that he raped her in a Manhattan department store...

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Trump Accuser Files Suit

E. Jean Carroll accuses president of defamation after her assault claim

(Newser) - A woman who accused President Trump of sexually assaulting her in the 1990s is now accusing him of defamation in a new lawsuit. E. Jean Carroll, perhaps best known as an advice columnist, filed the lawsuit Monday, reports the Washington Post . Earlier this year, Carroll published a memoir in which...

E. Jean Carroll Says She's Now 'Exploring' Legal Action

Says people are telling her it would be smart to go after the president

(Newser) - When E. Jean Carroll went public with her allegations against the president in June, she said she wouldn't be taking legal action and shared her thinking: "I would find it disrespectful to the women who are down on the border who are being raped around the clock down...

Friends of Trump Accuser Go Public, Back Up Her Account

Carol Martin and Lisa Birnbach talk to New York Times podcast

(Newser) - In her book excerpt recounting an alleged sexual assault by President Trump, E. Jean Carroll wrote that she confided in two friends at the time about what happened. Now those two women have come forward publicly to corroborate her account in the New York Times podcast The Daily , which also...

Trump on Rape Accuser: 'She's Not My Type'

He says E. Jean Carroll is 'totally lying'

(Newser) - President Trump responded to E. Jean Carroll's rape accusation Monday with a strange choice of words: "She's not my type." In an Oval Office interview, the president told the Hill : "I'll say it with great respect: Number one, she's not my type. Number...

Trump Says He 'Never Met' New Accuser. There's a Photo

Pic of Trump and columnist E. Jean Carroll, who says he sexually assaulted her in '90s, ran with her story

(Newser) - A bombshell cover story in New York magazine has forced a statement from President Trump, and in it he's denying sexually assaulting Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room more than 20 years ago. "I've never met this person in my life,"...

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