Trump's new defamation suit against E. Jean Carroll is a silencing tactic

Posted on AllSides June 29th, 2023
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Advice columnist E. Jean Carroll’s yearslong court battle to hold the man who sexually abused her legally accountable has been extraordinary in many ways. First, because that abuser is former President Donald Trump, who used all the power of his office, from the Secret Service to the Department of Justice, in various attempts to shrug off Carroll’s claim that he attacked her in a department store dressing room in the mid-90s and then defamed her by calling her a liar. Second, it’s unusual because the vast majority of survivors of...

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