Trump accuser voices frustration about lack of consequences for repeated allegations of sexual misconduct

StamfordAdvocate | 6/24/2019 | Staff
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E. Jean Carroll, a New York-based writer who has accused President Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her more than two decades ago, voiced frustration Monday that Trump has not faced consequences from a string of previous allegations of misconduct.

"With all the women it's the same: He denies it, he turns it around, he attacks and he threatens - and then everybody forgets it until the next woman comes along," Carroll said during an interview on CNN. "I am sick of it. I am sick of it."

Carroll - Advice - Columnist - Elle - Magazine

Carroll, a longtime advice columnist for Elle magazine, is among 16 women who have publicly accused Trump of sexual misconduct over the past several decades. Most spoke out just weeks before the 2016 election, after The Washington Post published a recording of Trump bragging during a 2005 "Access Hollywood" interview that his celebrity gave him permission to grab women by their genitals.

Trump has denied the allegations of misconduct and called the women "liars."

Statement - Friday - Night - Trump - Encounter

In a statement released Friday night, Trump said the encounter described by Carroll never happened and that he did not know her. In his statement, Trump asked that anyone who has information that Carroll or the magazine were working with the Democratic Party to come forward.

Carroll denied politics played any role in her decision to come forward.

Candidates - CNN

"I'm barely political. I can't name you the candidates who are running right now," she told CNN. "I'm not organized . . . . I'm just fed up."

"I can't believe that he's in the White House, and it makes me sick," she said. "What else can...
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