Trump Sues ABC News-George Stephanopoulos On Mace Interview

March 19, 2024

Former President Donald Trump filed a defamation lawsuit against ABC News and George Stephanopoulos over a viral interview with Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) on the subject of Trump’s sexual abuse of E. Jean Carroll. As to the first count for battery, the jury was expressly asked to render a determination as to whether Plaintiff raped Carroll. The Carroll II verdict is currently the subject to an appeal brought by Plaintiff, styled as Carroll v. Trump, Case No. During the interview, rape allegations against Trump became central as Stephanopoulos pressed Mace on how she could support Trump when she is a survivor of rape. Donald Trump was found to have committed rape.