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It is the sixteenth time that the current president of the United States is news for this type of events. On this occasion, he ignored it
Donald Trump is back in the 'Eye of the Hurricane', again for accusations of alleged rape. This time, who points out is Jean Carroll, a well-known American journalist, who said the president had raped her 23 years ago in New York.
Leer en español: Esta es Jean Carroll, la mujer que acusó a Trump de violación
The fact is related in the first person by the well-known columnist of the magazine Elle, according to which the agent harassed and subjected her sexually in a tester of a store belonging to the brand Bergdorf and Goodman, located on Fifth Avenue just steps from the Trump Tower, between 1995 and 1996, Ansa Latina reported.
The woman continues, and Ansa Latina replies, that Carroll was then 52 years old and that at that moment Trump approached her to ask for advice on a gift for a girl. She agreed to help him and ended up in the underwear sales section. There Trump asked her to try some clothes for him, and the laughing woman told him that he could try them directly.
Then Carrol entered a tester. As soon as she closed the door, the woman always told, the tycoon suddenly entered and rushed forward: he pushed her against the wall, kissed her and threw her down.
Carroll's narrative details the most unpleasant moment of that supposed encounter: "The next moment, still wearing his business attire, shirt, tie, suit jacket, and coat, he opens it, unzips his pants and, forcing his fingers around my intimate area, pushes his penis half -or whole, I'm not sure- into me."
The communicator decided not to report the incident, and only let her know a couple of confidants who advised her to go to the police, which she did not either since it was a meeting that did not last more than three minutes.
Ansa Latina concluded that, although more than 10 women have accused Trump of harassment or abuse in recent years, the journalist explained that she has not been exposed so far "for fear of receiving death threats, to be expelled from her home, to be fired, to be dragged by the mud."
The defense of Trump
The president of the United States denied the accusation, and in fact, took it in a funny way, according to the France24 report. "I have never met this person in my life. He is trying to sell a new book and that should make his motivation clear. It should be sold in the fiction section, "Trump said in a statement.
He added that behind these accusations are the Democrats who want to harm their campaign for presidential re-election. He also attacked New York magazine that published an extract of the book with the complaint and described it as a means of communication "in the process of extinction and that promotes false news."
"No pictures? Is there no surveillance? Is there no video? No reports? Was not there any store clerk nearby? I would like to thank Bergdorf Goodman for confirming that he has no record of this alleged incident because it never happened, "concluded Trump, according to France 24." If anyone has information that the Democratic Party is working with Mrs. Carroll or with New York Magazine, notify us as soon as possible, "he added.
In turn, a senior White House official who was not identified, told New York Magazine in a statement that was rescued by Univision, the following: "This is a completely false and unrealistic story that comes 25 years later of the supposed occurrence and was created simply to make the president look bad. "
Who is Jean Carroll?
El Tiempo describes the profile of the journalist. Elizabeth Jean Carroll, Elle magazine, a global publication that deals with fashion, beauty, health, and entertainment, in which Carroll accumulates 26 years of service, and in which his official website: Ask E. Jean and his column receives 200 letters a month from your readers.
That recognition that the journalist forged thanks to her columns was what allowed Trump to recognize her and approach her in a Shopping Center. "Hey, you're that lady of advice!" Donald Trump told her, to which she replied: "Hey, you're the real estate tycoon!" Described the aforementioned media. Carroll, 75, is a native of Detroit, and in her Juventus, she was Miss Indiana and Cheerleader of the Year in 1964. She currently resides in New York.
El País delves into the subject by replicating the most recent headline in the New York Magazine "This is what I was wearing 23 years ago when Donald Trump attacked me in a Bergdorf Goodman tester", which alludes to Carroll in a dress crossed with black wool buttons by Donna Karan and 10 cm high heels from Barneys.
The journalist is the sixteenth woman who claims to have been sexually assaulted by Trump, even defining it as a violation, Univisión added. Meanwhile, the magazine mentioned that it has corroborated the story with two friends of Carroll to whom she told the incident at the time. According to New York, Magazine Bergdorf Goodman did not archive recordings of security cameras that can corroborate that history.
LatinAmerican Post | Onofre Zambrano
Translated from "Esta es Jean Carroll, la mujer que acusó a Trump de violación"