Because the civil trial over the author E. Jean Carroll’s allegation that former President Donald J. Trump raped her neared its finish, one in every of her legal professionals targeted on the person who was lacking from the courtroom.
Mr. Trump didn’t testify on his personal behalf and even present up.
“He simply determined to not be right here,” the lawyer, Michael J. Ferrara, informed the jury on Monday. “He by no means seemed you within the eye and denied raping Ms. Carroll.”
He added, “It is best to draw the conclusion that that’s as a result of he…