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Trump says he doesn’t know E. Jean Carroll and that the verdict against him is a “disgrace”

Former US President donald trumpafter lose the trial against the writer E. Jean CarrollHe said he did not know her and considered the verdict of the jury that this Tuesday found him responsible for sexual abuse and defamation against her a “shame”.

I have no idea who this woman is. This verdict is a shame, the sequel to the greatest witch hunt of all time”, wrote the businessman in a brief message written entirely in capital letters on his social network, Social Truth, minutes after the news.

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Carroll accused Trump of having raped her in the changing room of a department store in New York in the mid-nineties, and also to 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 it took less than three hours to reach a unanimous verdictconsidering it responsible for “sexual abuse”, but not rape, and defamation against Carroll in a civil trial.

The ex-president will have to pay the complainant a compensation of 5 million dollars.

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

Source: Elcomercio

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