Writer E. Jean Carroll wants more money from former President Donald Trump based on comments he made about her in a CNN town hall.
Carroll made a court filing Monday in connection with a pending 2019 lawsuit against Trump, according to The New York Times.
On May 9, Carroll won a civil suit against Trump, in which the jury rejected her claim Trump raped her, but awarded her $5 million for defamation and sexual abuse. Trump is appealing the verdict.
On May 10, Trump called Carroll a “whack job” during the town hall.
Former President Donald Trump on E. Jean Carroll:
“I swear… and I have never done that. And I swear I have no idea who the hell… she’s a whack job.” pic.twitter.com/lZ94oN7uTT
— Townhall.com (@townhallcom) May 11, 2023
The 2019 case is rooted in Trump’s comments after Carroll first made her allegations that Trump raped her in a New York City department store in the