Trump accuser subpoenas campaign for documents on other allegations: report

Trump accuser subpoenas campaign for documents on other allegations: report
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A woman who has accused President Trump of groping her in 2007 is subpoenaing his campaign for any documents on “any woman alleging that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately,” BuzzFeed News reported Sunday.

The woman, Summer Zervos, is a former contestant on Trump’s reality show, "The Apprentice."

Her subpoena requests "all documents concerning any accusations that were made during Donald J. Trump’s election campaign for president, that he subjected any woman to unwanted sexual touching and/or sexually inappropriate behavior.”

The subpoena was filed in March but not available on the court record until last month, BuzzFeed reported.

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Zervos went public with her claims last October, ahead of the presidential election. Trump denied the allegations.

She was one of eleven women to come forward and accuse Trump of sexual harassment or assault in the weeks after an "Access Hollywood" tape revealed Trump bragging about grabbing women.

Zervos filed a defamation lawsuit against Trump in January, just days before his inauguration.

"On Nov. 11, 2016, I called on Mr. Trump to retract his statements about me calling me a liar. I also called upon him to state that what I said about his behavior toward me was true," Zervos said at a press conference at the time.

"More than two months have gone by and he has not issued that retraction. I wanted to give Mr. Trump the opportunity to retract his false statements about me and the other women who came forward."

Trump's lawyer pushed to dismiss Zervos's lawsuit in July. His lawyers claimed that a Supreme Court decision that found presidents could be sued while in office didn't apply because the decision only applied to federal lawsuits.

--This report was updated at 1:01 p.m.