NEW YORK: Donald Trump’s sexual assault defamation trial was delayed after a juror reported COVID signs Monday (Jan 22), the eve of the New Hampshire Republican presidential major vote.
The juror within the civil case, at which Trump says he’ll testify, reported signs of fever, as did one among Trump’s legal professionals who had a separate publicity, the federal court docket in New York heard.
“We despatched him residence … We won’t take testimony immediately, we’ll take the time without work,” stated Decide Lewis Kaplan of juror quantity three.
Following the announcement of the delay, which will probably be reviewed Tuesday to find out if the case in its ultimate levels can proceed, Trump was whisked away in a metallic black Chevrolet SUV.
E Jean Carroll, a profitable author, is searching for greater than US$10 million in damages for defamation by Trump, whom one other New York civil jury discovered accountable for sexual assault towards her.