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Trump defense to rape accuser

MANHATTAN — In the defamation case Donald Trump faces from E. Jean Carroll, a columnist who says the future president raped her back in the '90s, a federal judge ruled Friday that it would be an exercise in futility to let Trump amend his counterclaim and assert an affirmative defense that paints Carroll’s claim as baseless and harassment. 

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