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AG Barr Defends DOJ Intervention Into E. Jean Carroll Suit Against Trump

Attorney General William Barr has defended the Justice Department's (DOJ) request to take over President Donald Trumps defense in a defamation lawsuit brought by rape accuser and columnist E. Jean Carroll. In a court filing on Tuesday, the DOJ requested the court represent Trump in the lawsuit brought by Carroll, who alleged Trump had sexually assaulted her in the mid-1990s in an upmarket New York City retail store. The allegations were published in the New Yorker magazine on June 24, 2019, via anonymous sources who had reportedly heard the allegation from Carroll. Trump denied her allegation in the same month and accused her of using false claims as a Read More From Source

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