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Trump is accused in court of rape. Will it matter in 2024?


Associated Press

Accounts of rape and assault shared by women at a civil trial against Donald Trump mark the first time that any of the numerous allegations of sexual misconduct against the former president have been heard in a court of law. Trump has repeatedly and vehemently denied the allegations. He opted not to appear in court during the trial to rebut E. Jean Carroll’s accusation that he raped her decades ago. Instead he flew overseas. As Trump campaigns for a 2024 presidential bid, the Carroll case provides another test of Trump’s ability to survive scandals that would sink others.

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