DOJ seeks to stand in for Trump in E. Jean Carroll defamation case

The Justice Department is seeking to take President Trump’s place in a defamation case brought by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll, who claims the president raped her in a Bergdorf Goodman changing room in the 1990s. In a Manhattan federal court filing Tuesday, the DOJ said Trump was acting “within the scope of his office”…

https://nypost.com/2020/09/08/doj-seeks-to-stand-in-for-trump-in-e-jean-carroll-defamation-case/