Trump Rape Accuser Says Taxes Could Prove NY Jurisdiction

Law360 (January 6, 2020, 6:22 PM EST) -- A columnist who says President Donald Trump raped her in the mid-1990s asked a New York state court on Monday not to halt discovery in a defamation case the columnist brought against Trump, arguing the president's tax returns could help prove he's subject to the court's jurisdiction.

Elle magazine advice columnist E. Jean Carroll pushed back against Trump's recent bid to have the case thrown out and his request for the court to stay discovery until the dismissal motion is decided. Trump had argued the court doesn't have personal jurisdiction over him because the statements he made about Carroll were made...

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