Trump Denies ‘Totally False’ Sexual Assault Accusation, Blasts NY Magazine: ‘It’s a Disgrace’


As President Donald Trump took questions from reporters this morning, he again denied writer E. Jean Carroll‘s allegation of sexual assault against him, and took a few shots at New York Magazine for printing her account.

Carroll has a new book coming out in which she details Trump allegedly sexually assaulting her in disturbing detail.

“I have no idea who this woman is this,” Trump said Saturday. “It is a totally false accusation. I think she was married, as I read, I have no idea who she is, but she was married to an actually nice guy, Johnson, a newscaster.”

When someone pointed out the photo of him with Carroll in the NYMag piece, Trump said, “Standing with my coat on in a line, give me a break. With my back to the camera. I have no idea who she is.”

He invoked the accusations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh to say “you can’t do that for the sake of publicity” before decrying New York Magazine:

“It’s ready to go out of business from what I hear. They’ll do anything they can, but this was about many men and I was one of the many men that she wrote about. It’s a totally false accusation… It’s a disgrace that a magazine like New York, which is one of the reasons it’s failing, people don’t read it anymore so they’re trying to get readership by using me. It’s not good.”

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