Trump was abdicated Wednesday at Mar-a-Lago in a 2019 rape defamation lawsuit filed by author E. Jean Carroll.
In his initial response, Trump called two clips from conservative video platform Rumble “truthful.”
The misleadingly edited clip combines out-of-context quotes from Carroll’s 2019 CNN interview.
Donald Trump was unusually cautious Wednesday after being forced by court order sit for deposition In the 2019 defamation lawsuit of rape accuser E. Gene Carroll.
Then on Thursday morning, in his first reaction after the deposition, he entrusted conservative video platform Rumble with the smear.
Without commenting, Trump “truthed” a pair of Rumble clips that combined snippets of old interview footage of Carroll.
The misleadingly edited one-minute clip uses Carroll’s out-of-context remarks to imply that she fantasizes about rape and doesn’t take her own accusations against Trump seriously. I’m implying that
“There’s absolutely no evidence,” one clip of the Newsmax host says. “And she’s crazy.”
Carroll accused Trump of raping her in the fitting room of a Bergdorf Goodman store in Manhattan in the mid-90s.
She said she saved the dress she wore that day and attacked her after Trump spoke to her and recognized her from her frequent television appearances as an advice columnist, including a recurring spot on the “Today” show. claimed.
Her lawyer said the dress contained the DNA of an unidentified man. Her attorney requested that Trump provide DNA as part of the lawsuit, but court records do not reveal whether he was coerced by a judge to do so.
Trump has publicly called Carroll a liar and said she’s “not my type” — as she did in New York Magazine and her 2019 memoir “What Do We Need Men For? A Modest Proposal.” when she clarified her allegations.
Carroll later sued Trump for defamation in federal court in Manhattan.
Trump has remained silent on the case since lashing out at Carroll last week after a judge ordered him to sit for deposition.
Then Thursday morning he posted two clips to Truth Social. The first clip shows Newsmax host Greg Kelly telling viewers that Carol is “crazy” and that the allegations by “this insane person” are “ridiculous.” .
Misrepresentation in the second clip Federal Court of Appeals Decision in Late September As evidence that Carroll is “badly losing to President Trump.”
The ruling, a partial victory for Trump, referred to the High Court on whether Carroll’s case should be dismissed, and federal officials are generally immune from defamation allegations.
Both clips were made on Rumble, a video streaming platform launched in 2013.
Both contain out-of-context snippets from an interview Carol gave to CNN’s Anderson Cooper in June 2019, in which she talked about society’s “rape fantasy” culture and how she told her friends that she had been accused of rape. I explained that I laughed uncontrollably when I talked about
Friend and author Lisa Birnbach, author of “The Official Preppy Handbook,” also says Carole is laughing. told the New York Times, “She remembers being very overworked” by what she allegedly went through.
“In this episode, I believe E. Gene she told me in 1996,” Birnbach told The Times. “Yes. No hesitation. She’s not a fabulist. She doesn’t make things up.”
Carroll said in court documents and interviews that she never reported the nearly 30-year-old incident to law enforcement, but that a friend she spoke to shortly after the incident would testify on her behalf.
Representatives for Trump and Carroll did not respond to requests for comment.
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