Judge rejects U.S. government request to drop Trump from rape accuser's defamation lawsuit

27 Oct 2020 / 21:38 H.

    NEW YORK, Oct 27 (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday rejected a U.S. government request to drop Donald Trump as a defendant in a defamation lawsuit by a writer who said the president falsely denied raping her in a Manhattan department store a quarter century ago. (Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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