Donald Trump announced that he is ending his visit to Ireland early to “confront” E Jean Carroll after experiencing a series of hurdles in his civil defamation and rape trial in New York. Speaking to journalists at his Doonbeg resort, Mr. Trump said that he would “probably attend” the final day of evidence before closing arguments next week. Mr. Trump is being sued for defamation and battery by Ms. Carroll, who alleges that she was raped in a Manhattan department store dressing room in 1996. Judge Lewis Kaplan warned Mr. Trump to refrain from making inflammatory comments that could incite violence and described the lawsuit as a potential legal peril for the former president.
Trump to shorten Ireland visit and return to New York to address E Jean Carroll accusations.
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