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A lawsuit claiming Donald Trump raped a 13-year-old girl has been refiled in New York

A woman claims the Republican presidential nominee sexually assaulted and raped her in 1994 when she was just 13 years old.
Oct 4th 2016, 2:37 PM 594,591 105

A RAPE LAWSUIT against Donald Trump over an accusation of historic sexual abuse has been refiled in a US court.

A woman claims the controversial New York property developer and Republican presidential nominee sexually assaulted and raped her in 1994 when she was just 13 years old.

The federal lawsuit was refiled on 30 September, two weeks after after the complainant voluntarily dismissed a suit based on the same claims.

It accuses Trump of raping the complainant, then 13, over 20 years ago at an Upper East Side party in New York, hosted by convicted sex offender and notorious billionaire investor Jeffrey Epstein.

The case alleges Trump molested the girl at four parties hosted by Epstein. Both are accused of raping her on one occasion, before arguing over who should have taken her virginity.

Miss USA Miss Teen USA 2013 Cassidy Wolf interviews Donald Trump. Ms Wolf is not the claimant. Source: Jonathan Bachman/PA


“I travelled by bus to New York City in June 1994 in the hope of starting a modelling career,” the claimant said in a statement.

“I went to several modelling agencies but was told that I needed to put together a modelling portfolio before I would be considered.

“I then went to the Port Authority in New York City to start to make my way back home. There I met a woman who introduced herself to me as Tiffany.

“She told me about the parties and said that, if I would join her at the parties, I would be introduced to people who could get me into the modelling profession,” she added.

Tiffany also told me I would be paid for attending.
The parties were held at a New York City residence that was being used by Defendant Jeffrey Epstein.

“Each of the parties had other minor females and a number of guests of Mr Epstein, including Defendant Donald Trump at four of the parties I attended.

I understood that both Mr Trump and Mr Epstein knew I was 13 years old. Defendant Trump had sexual contact with me at four different parties in the summer of 1994.

YANKEES RED SOX BASEBALL Trump in 2006, at Fenway Park in Boston. Source: AP/Press Association Images

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Politically motivated

“On the fourth and final sexual encounter with Defendant Trump, Defendant Trump tied me to a bed, exposed himself to me, and then proceeded to forcibly rape me.

During the course of this savage sexual attack, I loudly pleaded with Defendant Trump to stop but he did not.
Defendant Trump responded to my pleas by violently striking me in the face with his open hand and screaming that he would do whatever he wanted.

“Immediately following this rape, Defendant Trump threatened me that, were I ever to reveal any of the details of Defendant Trump’s sexual and physical abuse of me, my family and I would be physically harmed if not killed.”

Donald Trump denies all charges of sexual abuse being levelled against him.

Alan Garten, executive vice president and general counsel for the Trump Organization, told Snopes that the allegations “are completely frivolous and appear to be politically motivated”.

In May, the claimant’s attorney Tom Meagher told The Daily Beast that of course the case was politically motivated.

“Of course, she does not want her rapist to be president,” Meagher said.

Read: Trump camp says wife made “rape” claim to exploit him in divorce case

Read: Two women in India have been gang-raped “for eating beef”

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