US President Donald Trump has dismissed allegations of sexual assault as “faux information”
Following current allegations by Summer season Zervos, a former contestant on his actuality TV present, Trump instructed reporters that the claims have been nothing however “made-up stuff.”
A subpoena, issued in March that has solely simply come to gentle, is a part of a defamation lawsuit filed by Zervos in January within the New York State Supreme Court docket towards Trump.
Requested in regards to the subpoena at a White Home information convention on Monday, Trump mentioned: “All I can say is it’s completely faux information — simply faux. It’s faux, it’s made-up stuff. And it’s disgraceful what occurs,” he mentioned. “That occurs on this planet of politics”
Press TV stories: For the reason that 2016 marketing campaign, Trump has repeatedly used the time period “faux information” largely for any protection criticizing him or his allies; nonetheless, sexual harassment by Trump has been within the information for lengthy and even has its personal devoted Wikipedia entry.
Based on stories surfacing Sunday, legal professionals for Zervos issued a subpoena to his marketing campaign for data about “any lady alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately.”
Zervos, who had accused Trump of groping her in 2007, is a former contestant on Trump’s “The Apprentice.”
After the discharge of a 2005 tape, wherein Trump is heard bragging about sexually abusing girls, 11 girls got here ahead to accuse the 2016 presidential candidate of sexual harassment.
The embarrassing video was recorded whereas Trump was on a bus with former “Entry Hollywood” host Billy Bush.
Allegations towards Trump got here amid a ton of stories indicating that Hollywood movie producer and longtime Democratic donor, Harvey Weinstein, has dedicated sexual harassment.