E Jean Carroll exits courtroom after Trump ordered to pay $83.3m for defamation
An overjoyed E Jean Carroll cried and hugged her attorneys in a New York courtroom after a jury delivered an $83m verdict in opposition to Donald Trump on Friday.
Ms Carroll declined to talk as she left the federal courthouse in decrease Manhattan, however left little doubt about how she was feeling in a one-word publish on X.
“Elation!!!” the previous Elle recommendation columnist wrote.
After a trial notable for tense exchanges between Mr Trump’s defence lawyer Alina Habba and Judge Lewis Kaplan, the previous president was ordered to pay the author $11m in direction of a repute restore programme, $7.3m in different compensatory damages, and punitive damages of $65m.
Mr Trump was not in courtroom for the decision, departing Lower Manhattan in his motorcade shortly earlier than the decision was learn. Earlier within the day he stormed out of courtroom throughout closing arguments however returned for the defence summation.
Meanwhile, Judge Kaplan suggested jurors by no means to reveal they served on this jury, and the previous president raged on-line.
The former president testified for simply three minutes on Thursday beneath strict pointers as to what he may say as a earlier jury already discovered him responsible for sexually abusing Ms Carroll.
ICYMI: Carroll and Kaplan launch statements following $83.3m verdict
This is a superb victory for each girl who stands up when she’s been knocked down, and an enormous defeat for each bully who has tried to maintain a lady down.
This win is due to Robbie Kaplan and her dazzling staff at Kaplan Hecker & Fink.
Robbie Kaplan, lawyer for E Jean Carroll
Today’s verdict proves that the legislation applies to everybody in our nation, even the wealthy, even the well-known, even former presidents. There is a method to stand as much as somebody like Donald Trump who cares extra about wealth, fame, and energy than respecting the legislation. Standing as much as a bully takes braveness and bravado; it takes somebody like E Jean Carroll. We thank the jury for standing up for E Jean and the rule of legislation.
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 11:00
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Who is E Jean Carroll? The author and TV host who took on Donald Trump
For a long time, E Jean Carroll wrote columns advising girls by no means to construction their lives round males. Then a rape allegation in opposition to the world’s strongest man upended hers.
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 09:00
‘Pathetically weak’: Republicans condemned for bowing to Trump on border deal
Republican lawmakers who have gotten behind Donald Trump‘s call to reject a bipartisan border deal sparked outrage on both sides of the aisle.
The one-term president privately directed some Republican senators to avoid making a bipartisan compromise over the US southern border, denying Joe Biden a campaign win, an anonymous source told HuffPost.
“Trump wants to kill it because he doesn’t need Biden to have a victory,” the supply mentioned. “He told them he will fix the border when he is president… He said he only wants the perfect deal.”
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 08:00
George Conway: ‘I had a very emotional reaction’
George Conway, the conservative lawyer and fierce Trump critic, mentioned he had a “very emotional reaction” after the previous president was ordered to pay $83m in damages to E Jean Carroll.
Mr Conway performed a pivotal position within the defamation case coming to trial. He launched Ms Carroll to her lead lawyer Roberta Kaplan, a truth the previous Elle recommendation columnist referred to throughout her testimony.
In an interview with CNN, Mr Conway mentioned he felt overwhelmed when the jury verdict got here in.
“I had a very emotional reaction,” he informed CNN’s Kaitlin Collins.
“I was not surprised, because I felt all along that a just verdict would be on the order of 75 to 100 million, possibly even more. But to actually see justice done in this case, I found it quite moving, and I confess I had to go out and take a walk to compose myself.”
Mr Conway mentioned the $83m award to Ms Carroll was “staggering” however properly merited.
“It brings to mind the old saying, the saying attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King—the moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends toward justice.
“Well, litigation is a part of that. Litigation takes a long time; it takes a long time to bring someone to justice both civilly and criminally. But when justice comes, it comes with a bang.”
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 07:00
Judge warns Trump jurors in E Jean Carroll trial to by no means reveal themselves
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An overjoyed E Jean Carroll hugged her attorneys in courtroom after a jury delivered an $83m verdict in opposition to Donald Trump on Friday.
Ms Carroll declined to talk as she left the federal courtroom in decrease Manhattan, however left little doubt about how she was feeling in a one-word publish on X.
“Elation!!!” the previous Elle recommendation columnist posted.
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 05:00
ICYMI: Donald Trump storms out of closing arguments in E Jean Carroll trial
The former president returned to federal courtroom in Manhattan on Friday morning after briefly testifying in his defence on Thursday afternoon. Meanwhile, on his Truth Social, he has continued to assault the previous Elle journal columnist with extra probably defamatory statements.
He was not in courtroom because the jury ordered him to pay Ms Carroll $83m in damages.
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 04:00
Nikki Haley responds to $83m defamation verdict
Nikki Haley has mentioned “America can do better” after her Republican presidential rival Donald Trump was ordered to pay $83m for defaming E Jean Carroll.
Ms Haley posted on X that Mr Trump’s authorized battles had been a distraction from the intense points dealing with the United States.
“Donald Trump wants to be the presumptive Republican nominee and we’re talking about $83 million in damages,” Ms Haley wrote within the Friday evening publish.
“We’re not talking about fixing the border. We’re not talking about tackling inflation. America can do better than Donald Trump and Joe Biden.”
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 03:00
Giuliani targets Donald Trump for ‘unpaid legal fees’ in new chapter submitting
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The ex-New York City mayor features a “possible claim for unpaid legal fees against Donald J Trump.” within the 26 January submitting, which states that the quantity is “undetermined.”
Mr Giuliani represented Mr Trump in a string of unsuccessful lawsuits contesting the outcomes of the 2020 election that he misplaced to Joe Biden.
Bevan Hurley28 January 2024 02:00