Court Lets Woman’s Defamation Suit vs. Trump Proceed Again

Former President Donald Trump could face questioning under oath about a former "Apprentice" contestant's sexual assault allegations against him.

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FILE - In this Oct. 18, 2018 file photo, former "Apprentice" contestant Summer Zervos leaves New York state appellate court in New York. Former President Donald Trump could face sworn questioning about her sexual assault allegations after a ruling from New York's highest court, Tuesday, March 30, 2021, in her defamation case. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
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NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump could face questioning under oath about a former “Apprentice” contestant’s sexual assault allegations against him, following a ruling from New York’s highest court Tuesday. Evidence-gathering has been on hold in Summer Zervos’ defamation lawsuit since Trump asked the high court last year to declare the that the presidency protected him from being sued in state courts. In a one-sentence ruling, the Court of Appeals tossed Trump’s appeal…

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