Trump Sues George Stephanopou­los, ABC News After Host Said For­mer Pres­i­dent Was Found ‘Liable For Rape’

Trump Sues George Stephanopoulos, ABC News After Host Said Former President Was Found ‘Liable For Rape’

For­mer Pres­i­dent Don­ald Trump sued ABC News and anchor George Stephanopou­los on Mon­day, argu­ing that the news host defamed him on-air mul­ti­ple times.
Trump filed the law­suit in a fed­er­al court in Mia­mi, alleg­ing that Stephanopou­los harmed his rep­u­ta­tion after the ABC News host said dur­ing an inter­view with Rep. Nan­cy Mace (R‑SC) last week that Trump was found liable for rap­ing writer E. Jean Car­roll, The New York Times report­ed. Last year, a jury in a Man­hat­tan civ­il case found the for­mer pres­i­dent liable f …