Usa, trial of Trump for rape, from today the council chamber

The verdict could come soon. In fact, the jury chamber will open today for the civil trial in New York in which Donald Trump is accused by the writer Jean Carroll of raping her in the dressing rooms of a department store in 1996 and of defaming her for denying the episode calling her a liar. Monday evening the hearing ended with the arguments of the respective defenders. Joe Tacopina, the tycoon’s lawyer, argued that the woman’s version is not credible. Roberta Kaplan, the writer’s lawyer, instead called Trump a “habitual liar” who “testified against himself”, stating that Carroll was not his “type”, only to then confuse her with ex-wife Marla Maples, and revealing how he treats women in the infamous audio where he boasts that he can kiss and grope women without their consent.

Trump did not defend himself

Carroll and Trump’s attorneys dropped their respective cases on Thursday. Carroll’s legal team involved 11 witnesses in the case, including the writer herself, for a seven-day trial. Trump did not defend himself and in the end chose not to testify, as was his right. Kaplan lambasted Trump’s failure to attend the trial: “He didn’t even bother to show up here in person.”