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Former President Donald Trump used the occasion of two lawsuits being filed against former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and New York City Mayor Eric Adams to vent about the suit filed against him by writer E. Jean Carroll and express support for the high-profile Democrats.
A New York City jury awarded Carroll $5 million in damages in May after she claimed she was raped by Trump in the 1990s. The jury found Trump liable for defamation and sexual assault, but not for rape. Trump has denied the allegations.
Carroll filed suit under the Adult Survivors Act, a New York law that gave people a chance to sue over alleged sexual assaults that were beyond the statute of limitations.
“I hope that Mayor Eric [Adams], Andrew Cuomo, and all of the others that got sued based on this ridiculous law where someone can be sued decades later, and with no proof, will fight it on being totally unfair and UNCONSTITUTIONAL,” Trump posted Tuesday on his Truth Social platform.
“I got sued, decades later (she has no idea when her made up event took place!), by a woman – I HAD NO IDEA WHO SHE WAS. It was a made up fairytale that was brought and funded by political operatives for purposes of Election Interference,” Trump wrote.
Trump’s post referenced lawsuits against Adams and Cuomo filed last week under the Adult Survivors Act, which expired Friday.
The lawsuit against Cuomo was brought by Brittany Commisso, a former aide, according to The New York Times.
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