Trump reacts upset after being convicted of abuse and defamation

Former US President Donald Trump, after losing the trial against the writer E Jean Carroll, He said he did not know her and considered a “shame” the verdict of the jury that this Tuesday considered him responsible for sexual abuse and defamation against her.

“I have no idea who this woman is. This verdict is a shame, the continuation of the greatest witch hunt of all time, ”wrote the businessman.

The foregoing, in a brief message written entirely in capital letters on his social network, Truth Social, minutes after the news.

Carroll accused Trump of raping her in the fitting room of a New York department store in the mid nineties.

To this is also added the defame her when she decided to make her complaint public in a book that she published in 2019.

The jury began deliberating this morning after two weeks of trial and took less than three hours to reach a unanimous verdict.

This is how he was considered responsible for sexual abuse, but not rape and defamation against Carroll in a civil trial.

The former president will have to pay the complainant compensation of 5 million dollars.

This is the first time that Trump has been convicted after leaving the presidency of the country, although last January his company, the Trump Organization, was sentenced to pay $1.61 million for a tax evasion scheme.

Trump’s campaign also said it plans to appeal the verdict finding him liable for sexual abuse and defamation.

In a message posted by The New York Times, the former president’s campaign doubts the impartiality of the judicial system.

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This, “in jurisdictions totally controlled by the Democratic Party” in the US, which considers “compromised by extremist left-wing politics.”

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2023-05-09 22:10:06


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