Yashar Ali 🐘+ Your Authors @yashar New York Magazine/HuffPost Contributor Email: [email protected] Direct Messages Open Text/Call/Signal/Confide/WhatsApp: 310-795-2497. Agents: UTA Jun. 21, 2019 1 min read + Your Authors

Just Posted: E. Jean Carroll says @realDonaldTrump sexually assaulted her in the mid 90s.  http://nymag.com/intelligencer/2019/06/president-donald-trump-faces-new-rape-accusation.html 

2. I've gotten a couple DMs asking me why I didn't use the word "rape" in the tweet about this story. I generally have a policy of using the term that the accuser uses (unless there are criminal charges) and in this case she used "assault."


3. The FBI's definition of rape: “penetration, no matter how slight, of the vagina or anus with any body part or object, or oral penetration by a sex organ of another person, without the consent of the victim.”

What Carroll describes in her account meets the definition of rape

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