Trump storms out of courtroom on closing day of Carroll trial

Former President Donald Trump exited a Manhattan courtroom in a huff on Friday as an attorney for writer E. Jean Carroll made her closing arguments in a defamation case against him.

Trump, according to multiple reports, stormed out of the room on the final day of the trial just as Carroll’s attorney said Trump believes laws “don’t apply to him.” Trump returned an hour later, according to NBC.

A jury is set to determine as early as Friday what damages the former president owes, if any, to Carroll for claims he made about her when she first went public in 2019 with a decades-old rape allegation.

Carroll, a former longtime Elle columnist, alleged through a memoir published in the summer of 2019 that Trump raped her in a dressing room of a Manhattan department store during a brief encounter
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