Jury finds former President Trump guilty for sexual assault

A jury in a civil case has found former President Donald Trump sexually abused a magazine columnist in a New York department store in the 1990s.

Though Mr. Trump was found not liable for raping E Jean Carroll in the dressing room of Bergdorf Goodman.

The jury also found him liable for defamation, for calling the writer’s accusations a hoax and a lie. 

It is the first time Mr. Trump has been found legally responsible for a sexual assault.