Judge limits Trump’s speech ahead of second E. Jean Carroll trial

A federal judge on Tuesday placed limits on what Donald Trump and his lawyers can say during the former president’s trial for defaming writer E. Jean Carroll, which is slated to start next week.

Trump will head to trial on Tuesday for comments he made in 2019, when he said Carroll accused him of raping her to promote her book. The presiding judge has already found Trump liable for defamation, and the trial is mostly about setting damages.

From left to right: E. Jean Carroll and former President Donald Trump. | (AP Photos)

U.S. District Judge Lewis Kaplan issued an order Tuesday blocking Trump and his defense team from discussing Carroll’s attorney selection or the people backing her court fees.

The order bars the defendant and his team from making comments “concerning Ms. Carroll’s past romantic relationships, sexual disposition, and prior sexual experiences,” and says they may
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