LAWSUIT: “A Manhattan federal jury said Friday that Donald Trump has to pay $83.3 million for defaming E. Jean Carroll. The breakdown of the award is $65 million in punitive damages and $18.3 million in compensatory damages. This was Carroll’s second trial against the former president, after a jury last year found him civilly liable […]

Read More… from 1/26/2024


LEGAL: “Donald Trump shook his head in disgust Tuesday as the judge in his New York defamation trial told would-be jurors that an earlier jury had already decided the former president sexually abused columnist E. Jean Carroll in the 1990s. Trump left court before opening statements, jetting to a New Hampshire political rally as Carroll’s […]

Read More… from 1/16/2024


LEGAL: “A judge late Saturday said former President Donald Trump’s lawyers can’t present legal arguments to a jury assessing damages at a defamation trial on a jury’s conclusion last year that he didn’t rape a columnist in the mid-1990s. U.S. District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan made the determination in an order in advance of a […]

Read More… from 1/7/2024


LEGAL: “A federal judge on Wednesday ruled that Donald Trump is civilly liable for defamatory statements he made about writer E. Jean Carroll in 2019 when she went public with claims he had raped her decades earlier. Judge Lewis Kaplan, as part of that ruling, said the upcoming trial for Carroll’s lawsuit against Trump will […]

Read More… from 9/6/2023


DOJ/LAWSUIT: “Page 1: The DOJ will not defend me in the E. Jean Carroll civil case, which is all part of the political Witch Hunt, lawyered up by a political operative who I just beat in another case, financed by a big political funder, and ‘judged’ by a Clinton appointee who truly hates ‘TRUMP.’ The […]

Read More… from 7/12/2023


LAWSUIT: “Donald Trump has sued E Jean Carroll for defamation, alleging she falsely accused him of rape after a jury in a civil trial found that he sexually abused her. Trump’s counterclaim against Carroll in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday cited Carroll’s statements on CNN after the verdict, and comes after a jury’s finding in […]

Read More… from 6/28/2023


LAWSUIT: “A Manhattan jury on Tuesday [May 9, 2023] found former President Donald J. Trump liable for the sexual abuse and defamation of the magazine writer E. Jean Carroll and awarded her $5 million in damages in a widely watched civil trial that sought to apply the accountability of the #MeToo era to a dominant […]

Read More… from 5/9/2023


LAWSUIT: “A federal judge overseeing a civil battery and defamation trial involving Donald Trump has denied the former president’s motion for a mistrial. The ruling came before E. Jean Carroll, the columnist who sued Trump, again took the stand for cross-examination in a session that included questions about a ‘Law & Order SVU’ episode and […]

Read More… from 5/1/2023


LAWSUIT: “They got caught lying! The Miss Bergdorf Goodman case is financed by a big political donor that they tried to hide. Does anybody believe that I would take a then almost 60 year old woman that I didn’t know, from the front door of a very crowded department store, (with me being very well […]

Read More… from 4/26/2023


LAWSUIT: “Former Elle columnist E. Jean Carroll, testifying in her defamation and battery case against former President Donald Trump, described being ‘almost too frightened to think’ during what she alleges was an attack by Trump in the dressing room of a Manhattan department store in the 1990s… ‘I’m here because Donald Trump raped me,’ Carroll […]

Read More… from 4/26/2023


LAWSUIT/LEGAL: “A Washington, D.C., appeals court on Thursday [April 13, 2023] refused to decide whether Donald Trump can be shielded from the first of two defamation lawsuits by E. Jean Carroll, a writer who alleges the former U.S. president raped her nearly three decades ago… It sent the case back to the 2nd U.S. Circuit […]

Read More… from 4/13/2023


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 […]

Read More… from 1/23/2023


LAWSUIT: “Former President Donald Trump faces an unwelcome Thanksgiving Day entrée – a new lawsuit accusing him of battery in the alleged assault of E. Jean Carroll, a former magazine advice columnist… Carroll, who’s already suing Trump for defamation over his denials and comments about her following the assault allegations, will file the new battery […]

Read More… from 11/22/2022


LAWSUIT: “‘We’re pleased that on behalf of our client, E. Jean Carroll, we were able to take Donald Trump’s deposition today,’ a spokesperson for the firm, Kaplan, Hecker & Fink told Fox News on Wednesday… The decision comes in a lawsuit brought by Carroll, who is known for her “Ask E. Jean” column that ran […]

Read More… from 10/19/2022


LAWSUIT: “Former President Donald Trump angrily lashed out Wednesday [October 12, 2022], 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… The outburst late in the day came […]

Read More… from 10/13/2022


LAWSUIT: “This ‘Ms. Bergdorf Goodman’ case is a complete con job, and our legal system in this Country, but especially in New York State (just look at Peekaboo James), is a broken disgrace. You have to fight for years, and spend a fortune, in order to get your reputation back from liars, cheaters, and hacks. […]

Read More… from 10/12/2022


DOJ/LAWSUIT: “The Department of Justice (DOJ) argued in a new court filing that President Trump should be granted immunity against a defamation suit brought against him by author E. Jean Carroll, who has accused him of raping her… Carroll first sued the president for defamation in 2019 after he denied her claims that he raped her […]

Read More… from 1/15/2021


DOJ/LAWSUIT: “The U.S. Justice Department is seeking to take over the defense of President Donald Trump in a defamation suit brought by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, who claims Trump raped her two decades ago… It could also leave taxpayers on the hook for any damages awarded in the case. In a court filing Tuesday […]

Read More… from 9/8/2020


LAWSUIT: “A New York judge handed a loss Thursday [Aug. 6, 2020] to President Trump in the defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her years ago, rejecting Trump’s bid to delay the case while an appeals court considered a separate, but similar, matter… Thursday’s ruling means that in the coming weeks […]

Read More… from 8/6/2020


LAWSUIT: “President Trump cannot claim he no longer resides in New York to defend against the defamation lawsuit brought by a woman who says he raped her years ago, lawyers for the accuser argued Monday citing the president’s rancorous call with governors this month during which he boasted about his ties to the city… Monday’s […]

Read More… from 6/15/2020