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Liable for sexual assault, yes – but Trump’s political career is far from over | Lloyd Green

Lawsuits are piling up, but with Ron DeSantis fading, and Joe Biden losing ground, Trump’s 2024 prospects are undimmed

It is the worst of times and the best of times for Donald Trump. On Tuesday, he suffered another legal defeat. A federal jury found him liable for the sexual abuse, forcible touching, and defamation of E Jean Carroll. She was awarded $5m in damages.

The 45th president, however, escaped liability for rape. He also leads Joe Biden in their latest hypothetical match-up, while Ron DeSantis fades in the rearview mirror.

Lloyd Green is an attorney in New York and served in the US Department of Justice from 1990 to 1992

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