Judge Nixes Trump Bid to Delay Suit from Woman Alleging Rape

A New York judge knocked down President Donald Trump’s bid to delay a lawsuit from a woman who accused him of rape, ruling that the presidency doesn’t shield him from the case.

  • Published 9 August 2020

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NEW YORK (AP) — A New York judge knocked down President Donald Trump’s bid to delay a lawsuit from a woman who accused him of rape, ruling in a decision released Thursday that the presidency doesn’t shield him from the case. Pointing to a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling that the president isn’t immune from a New York prosecutor’s criminal investigation, Manhattan judge Verna Saunders said the same principle applies to E. Jean Carroll’s defamation… Read at AP News