A federal judge has ruled the Department of Justice can’t defend President Donald Trump in a defamation suit brought by E. Jean Carroll, who has accused Trump of raping her in the 1990s.
If convicted as charged in Los Angeles, he faces up to 140 years to life in state prison.
The Department of Justice is arguing President Donald Trump was “acting within the scope” of the presidency when he called E. Jean Carroll’s rape accusation against him a lie, telling an interviewer, “She’s not my type.”
The DOJ wants to substitute the U.S. government for Trump as the defendant in the suit brought by author E. Jean Carroll, who has accused the president of rape.
She may also continue to seek a sample of his DNA, a New York justice ruled.
Letourneau, who later married her victim, was the subject of a USA Network movie, “All American Girl.”
The Los Angeles County District Attorney's office said the adult industry star could be sentenced to up to 90 years in prison.
The "That's '70s Show" actor was charged in Los Angeles with forcibly raping three women in the early 2000s.
"When I thought about the issue, I was thinking of prisoners in general, not the prisoner whose name appeared on the letter from the parole board."
There are far fewer sexual assault evidence examinations during the coronavirus outbreak, experts say, thanks to a strained health system and fears of infection.