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Trump Rape Accuser Renews Deposition Push in Defamation Suit (1)

Sept. 21, 2022, 1:03 PM

New York advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, who in 2019 sued Donald Trump for defamation after he denied raping her two decades ago, intends to renew a previously abandoned bid to depose the former president.

In a letter dated Aug. 8 but filed in Manhattan federal court on Tuesday, Carroll’s lawyer told US District Judge Lewis Kaplan she would push to depose Trump again because the former president wasn’t cooperating in pre-trial exchange of documents. Carroll had previously said she would rely mainly on documents to speed the case.

The previous decision not to take a deposition was based ...