E. Jean Carroll Seeks Further Damages from Donald Trump – Rolling Stone

Writer E. Jean Carroll is in search of further damages from former President Donald Trump after he repeated claims towards her throughout a CNN city corridor earlier this month. In accordance with The New York Occasions, Monday’s submitting got here as an addition to a pending, separate defamation swimsuit filed by Carroll towards Trump in 2019. 

Trump was ordered on Might 9 to pay Carroll $5 million {dollars} in restitution after being discovered responsible for sexual battery and defamation towards her. The day after the ruling, Trump appeared on CNN for a messy city corridor Q&A throughout which he mocked Carroll and accused her of getting faked her claims towards him. 

“I swear on my youngsters, which I by no means do, I do not know who this lady [is] — it is a faux story, a made-up story,” Trump mentioned to a refrain of viewers laughter. 

Trump additionally doubled down on feedback he made justifying undesirable sexual advances towards girls within the notorious Entry Hollywood tape. 

“I can take it again if you happen to’d prefer to, however if you happen to’re a well-known individual, if you happen to’re a star — and I’m not referring to myself — I’m saying individuals which might be well-known, individuals which might be stars, individuals which might be wealthy, individuals which might be highly effective. They have an inclination to do fairly effectively in lots of other ways, OK?” he informed host Kaitlan Collins. “You desire to me to take that again, I can’t take it again as a result of it occurs to be true. I’ve mentioned it’s been true for 1 million years, roughly 1 million years, maybe a bit of longer than that.”  

Within the aftermath of the city corridor, Carroll’s legal professionals indicated that the writer was mulling in search of further damages. “Every part’s on the desk, clearly, and we’ve to present critical consideration to it,” Roberta Kaplan, Carroll’s lawyer, informed the Occasions in an interview after the printed. 


On Monday, Kaplan defined the choice to maneuver ahead with the submitting to the Occasions. “It makes a mockery of the jury verdict and our justice system if he can simply carry on repeating the identical defamatory statements over and over,” she mentioned. 

Trump has already filed an enchantment difficult the ruling towards him.

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