Donald Trump in Doonbeg. Photo: David Conachy

Former US President Donald Trump says civil rape case in New York is a ‘disgrace’ and a ‘big political scam’

Donald Trump in Doonbeg. Photo: David Conachy

Former US President Donald Trump has said the civil rape case he is facing in New York is a “disgrace” and a “a big political scam”.

Speaking to reporters after his arrival at his hotel and golf resort outside Doonbeg in Co Clare, Trump said he had been “falsely accused”.

Magazine columnist E Jean Carroll has claimed that he raped her in a New York department store changing room in 1996.

Donald Trump: ‘This woman is a disgrace and it shouldn’t be allowed to happen in our country’

She is also suing him for defamation after Mr Trump accused Ms Carroll of lying when she went public with her account of the alleged assault in 2019.

“I’ll be going back to New York, I was falsely accused by this woman. I have no idea who she is. It’s ridiculous,” he said.

“She made a claim, she wrote a book.. It’s a disgrace. I’ll be going back early because a woman made a claim that’s totally false and was fake.

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