Former President Donald Trump Accused of Sexual Abuse
A US jury has found former president Donald Trump guilty of sexually abusing magazine writer E Jean Carroll in the 1990s. The jury also found that he defamed her by branding her a liar. The verdict comes as a major blow to Trump, who has repeatedly denied the allegations.
Carroll's case against Trump gained national attention in 2019 when she accused him of raping her in a department store dressing room in the mid-1990s. Trump denied the allegations and claimed that he had never even met Carroll, despite a photo of the two of them together being widely circulated.
The Fallout from the Verdict
The verdict against Trump has sparked outrage among his supporters, who have accused the media and the justice system of being biased against him. However, many others have praised the verdict as a victory for women's rights and a step towards holding powerful men accountable for their actions.
The fallout from the verdict is likely to continue for some time, with many people calling for Trump to face further consequences for his alleged actions. Whatever the outcome, the verdict against Trump serves as a reminder that no one is above the law, no matter how powerful or influential they may be.