The writer E. Jean Carroll came forward last week with explosive accusations that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the 1990s. Today, the two women she privately confided in after the alleged attack discuss it publicly for the first time with our colleague.
On today’s episode:
- Megan Twohey, an investigative reporter for The New York Times, spoke with Ms. Carroll, Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin.
E. Jean Carroll in New York this week. She says that Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in the mid-1990s, and that she told two close friends at the time. He denies the accusation\
- Here are the main takeaways from this episode.
- Ms. Carroll alleges in a forthcoming book that Mr. Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the mid-1990s.
- The president denied the accusations by resorting to a familiar insult: “She’s not my type.”
- The Times’s top editor, Dean Baquet, acknowledged “we were overly cautious” in our initial coverage of Ms. Carroll’s accusations.