Daily Tax Report: State

Trump Rape Accuser Says Supreme Court Tax Ruling Helps Her Case

July 10, 2020, 3:25 PM

A New York advice columnist who claims Donald Trump raped her two decades ago said the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday that the president doesn’t have absolute immunity from state legal proceedings means her defamation suit against him should go forward.

E. Jean Carroll, who went public with her claims last year and sued Trump after he called her a liar, is fighting his request to delay her case. She said Friday in a filing in New York state court that her suit falls under the precedent established by the Supreme Court when it ruled that Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus...

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