Donald Trump’s camp is dismissing a lawsuit filed last week by a Los Angeles woman who says she was Trump’s sex slave at the tender age of 13 as political machination from a yet-to-be-named enemy.
“Weird is just one way to describe this lawsuit,” said Alan Garten, Trump’s attorney. “It is unequivocally false; It’s filled with lies. And it’s politically motivated.
“We’ve done some checking, and the person who filed it isn’t the same person whose claims are spelled out in the lawsuit.
“The plaintiff’s address is a false address. The plaintiff’s phone number is a false number. It’s outrageous.”
Trump, the owner of Trump National Doral Miami and the Republican front-runner for the White House, has yet to be served with the action from plaintiff Katie Johnson.
And Garten says Trump’s campaign has yet to pinpoint a suspect.
Disgraced Palm Beach financier Jeffrey Epstein is also named as a defendant. He is a one-time Wall Street prodigy whose taste for underage suburban West Palm Beach girls landed him behind bars and on Florida’s list of registered sex offenders in the mid-2000s.
Johnson asserts she became the victim of multiple sexual assaults perpetrated by both Trump and Epstein in New York City.
She says she was looking for a modeling gig in 1994 when promises of money and a career lured her to Epstein’s brownstone.
There, she says, she met both men. She says they started arguing over which one would take her virginity and that Trump won the argument.
Garten said Trump knows of Epstein.
“But it’s not like they hang out,” Garten said.