Judge rejects Trump’s attempt to countersue accuser E. Jean Carroll πŸ’₯πŸ’₯πŸ’₯

Trump had asked the judge for permission to use the state’s anti-SLAPP law as a defense to the defamation claims and to countersue Carroll and seek attorneys’ fees, if successful.

In a 25-page opinion, US District Judge Lewis Kaplan denied Trump’s motion calling it “futile.” He agreed with Carroll’s argument that Trump’s effort was “at least in part for a dilatory purpose and thus at least in part in bad faith.”

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Judge rejects Trump’s attempt to countersue accuser E. Jean Carroll

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