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Should You Pay to Defend the President in Court?

President Trump is asking the Department of Justice to defend him a defamation case brought by a woman who accused him of rape.

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President Trump is asking the Department of Justice to defend him a defamation case brought by a woman who accused him of rape. The president has denied knowing her and called her a liar. George Washington University Law Professor Stephen Saltzburg served the Justice Department under current Attorney General William Barr during the first Bush Administration. He tells Soledad O’Brien government lawyers have no business getting involved in the president’s personal legal battles.