DOJ Takes Over President’s Defamation Lawsuit

Will defend the president against woman claiming she was raped by him.

The Department of Justice announced on Tuesday that it would be taking responsibility for the defense of President Trump in a defamation lawsuit filed by Jean Carroll. A lawsuit filed in New York state in 2019 alleges that the president defamed Carroll by denying knowing her when she alleged that he raped her in the dressing room of a Manhattan department store in 1995 or 1996.

The Justice Department is pushing the case that the president was making statements in the performance of his official duties of office when he denied he knew Carroll. Therefore, the move by the Justice Department asks the court to designate the United States and not president Trump as the defendant of the defamation suit. This action comes after the president was required to provide documents and DNA in discovery in New York. 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For the Justice Department to be used by God to protect the people under the law. 
  • That God would guide the president in his decisions and actions.
  • That the truth of this situation would win out. 

Sources: NPR, AP, CNN


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