Donald Trump Vows To Appeal Jury Ruling

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The former US President was also found to have defamed E Jean Carroll.

Donald Trump has vowed to appeal after a jury ruled he sexually abused a woman in the 1990s.

The former US President was also found to have defamed E Jean Carroll, but the jury rejected her claim of rape.

A "disgrace" and the "greatest witch hunt of all time".

That's how Donald Trump has reacted to a New York court finding him liable for sexually abusing E Jean Carroll.

But the civil trial rejected her claim she was raped during the encounter in a department store changing room.

She also said he defamed her by claiming she made up the story.

Mr. Trump has slammed the outcome of the trial:

Corinne Clark - a Republican communications strategist says she doesn't think the verdict will hinder Mr Trump's campaign for next year's presidential election:

But Democratic strategist Nicole Brener-Schmitz says this is just the beginning of Mr Trump's legal troubles:

The nine-member jury in Manhattan federal court awarded Ms. Carroll around $5m in compensatory and punitive damages.

Trump's lawyers previously said Ms Carroll had "abused the system" for "money, status and political reasons

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