Trump calls in Bill Barr’s DOJ to fight off defamation lawsuit brought by advice columnist E. Jean Carroll who accuses the President of sexual assault. A new DOJ memo states that Trump was acting ‘within the scope’ of his job. Caroll claims Trump raped her in the 1990s. Trump called her a liar and she sued for defamation, having lost her job at Elle. Case set to move to evidentiary phase. Trump accused Carroll of ‘totally lying’ and said she was ‘not my type’.