Justice Department trying to defend Trump in defamation lawsuit
CBS, 08 Jun 2021
The Justice Department is looking to defend former President Trump in a defamation lawsuit stemming from a rape allegation. While in office, Mr. Trump accused columnist E. Jean Carroll of lying when she wrote in a 2019 book that he attacked her in the 1990s, and Carroll sued him for defamation. CBS News senior White House correspondent Weijia Jiang joined CBSN to discuss.
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