Trump found liable for sexual abuse, defamation in E. Jean Carroll case

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Former President Donald Trump was held accountable on Tuesday as a federal jury found him liable for sexual abuse and defamation.

The jury, consisting of three women and six men, deliberated for three hours before reaching a decision in writer E. Jean Carroll’s lawsuit, the New York Post reported.

Carroll, 79, maintained a solemn posture as the verdict was announced in Manhattan federal court.

She nodded in affirmation upon hearing that the jury sided with her defamation claim against Trump, who had labeled her a liar when she disclosed her allegations of rape, purportedly committed by him in a Bergdorf Goodman fitting room many years ago.

After the trial, Carroll, accompanied by her attorney Roberta Kaplan, chose not to address the reporters gathered outside the Lower Manhattan courthouse.

The former “Ask E. Jean” columnist swiftly made her way through the crowd and into a waiting car, hand in hand with Kaplan.

In response to the verdict, Trump expressed his strong disagreement on his social media platform Truth Social, stating, “I have absolutely no idea who this woman is. This verdict is a disgrace — a continuation of the greatest witch hunt of all time!”

Written by staff