2024 ELECTION/LAWSUITS: “Former President Donald Trump is trotting out a new argument against everyone suing him: They’re trying to distract him.

In a deposition taken in October and unsealed this month, Trump lashed out at the attorney interviewing him. His perceived enemies were trying to ‘defeat’ him by keeping him busy, said Trump, who has announced he’ll run for president in 2024…

The deposition was taken for a lawsuit brought by the writer E. Jean Carroll, who has alleged that Trump raped her in the 1990s and defamed her by calling her a liar when she went public with her claims.”

-Jacob Shamsian, “Trump claims lawsuits are a conspiracy to ‘keep him busy’ ahead of 2024. He’s the one making lawsuits political, judges say.,” businessinsider.com, January 23, 2023