donald trump could face another lawsuit E. Jean Carrollwho was recently Awarded $5 million in damages convicted by a Manhattan court in a libel trial after mocking the columnist at his CNN boardroom.
What happened: Carroll’s attorney Robert Kaplan Said when filing a third defamation lawsuit against Trump: “Of course everything is on the table and we have to think about it seriously.” reported The Hill quotes the New York Times.
“We’ll have to weigh the various pros and cons and will likely come to a decision in the next day or so.”
Carroll told The Times reported that she was asleep when Trump made his final CNN comments, and only learned the next day that he had called her sexual assault claims “false” and a “made-up story” when her lawyer sent her a transcript became .
“It’s just stupid, it’s just gross, vile, nasty, it hurts people,” she said.
Why it matters: Should Carroll proceed with the lawsuit, it would be the third time she has sued Trump.
On Tuesday, a jury in the civil defamation lawsuit ruled that Trump sexually assaulted her, but did not rape her.
In another lawsuit, Trump claims he enjoyed presidential immunity for making statements allegedly defaming Carroll.
Trump’s attorney, Joseph Tacopinafiled an appeal in the recently-closed case on Thursday, the Times reported.
Trump, a Republican frontrunner for the 2024 presidential election, faces a number of challenges legal problems. He became the first ever President of the United States arrested in New York in a case involving the forgery of business records.