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Trump calls allegations that he groped ‘Apprentice’ competitor ‘fake news’


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President Donald Trump again discharged former “Apprentice”
competitor Summer Zervos’s allegations that he kissed and groped
her during a 2007 meeting, pursuit her claims “fake news.”

BuzzFeed reported on Sunday that Zervos, who is being
representing by obvious women’s rights profession Gloria Allred,

subpoenaed a Trump debate for all papers regarding to
“any lady alleging that Donald J. Trump overwhelmed her
inappropriately.”

Trump has formerly denied Zervos’s allegations, which
she done open in Oct 2016 following a recover of the
“Access
Hollywood” tape, and claimed they were partial of a

immeasurable media conspiracy to criticise his presidential
candidacy.

Trump responded to a allegations again during a
40-minute press discussion with Senate Majority Leader Mitch
McConnell on Monday afternoon, pursuit Zervos’s claims
“disgraceful.”

“All we can contend is it’s totally feign news, usually fake, it’s fake,
it’s done adult stuff,”
Trump said. “It’s infamous what happens, though that happens
in a universe of politics.”

Trump’s attorneys are attempting to have a box dismissed
or deferred until he is out of office, arguing that the
boss is defence to polite suits in state court as prolonged as
he occupies the White House. 

The summons was served final March, though it usually became partial of
a justice record in Sep when Allred responded to a explain by
Trump’s attorneys that a summons was too broad.

Zervos
filed a insult fit opposite Trump in January, claiming he
has spoiled her repute by insisting that she built her
allegations that he kissed and grabbed her during a business
assembly in his bungalow during a Beverly Hills Hotel.

During her Oct 2016 press conference, Zervos pronounced Trump
treated her like “an object,” and that after conference leaked audio
of him braggadocio about groping and kissing women but their
agree and
his denials of inapt passionate conduct, she felt she had
to pronounce out. She also told reporters that she felt she had been
“penalized for not sleeping with him” when she was looking for
pursuit opportunities with his association in 2007.

“You do not have a right to provide women as passionate objects just
since we are a star,” Zervos pronounced in October, addressing Trump
directly.

Trump expelled a
statement categorically
denied Zervos’s accusations.

“I vaguely remember Ms. Zervos as one of a many contestants on
‘The Apprentice’ over a years,” he said. “To be clear, we never
met her during a hotel or greeted her inappropriately a decade ago.
That is not who we am as a person, and it is not how I’ve
conducted my life. In fact, Ms. Zervos continued to hit me
for help, emailing my bureau on Apr 14th of this year asking
that we revisit her grill in California.”

Twelve women have accused Trump of sexual
assault, harassment, or misconduct.

Natasha Bertrand contributed to this report.

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