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Appeals court mulls suit against Trump over rape denial

1 month ago   |   By Politico

A federal appeals court panel debated Friday whether former President Donald Trump strayed beyond his presidential duties in his aggressive response to a New York writer's claim that he raped her in a department store dressing room several decades ago.
The central issue is whether Trump's responses to E. Jean Carroll were so extreme that he abrogated the immunity that typically applies to work-related statements by federal employees.
“Who is he serving when he says something like, ‘She's not my type?'...It would be one thing if he said, ‘I didn't do it,' but he goes way beyond that,” Judge...
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