Ex-model accuses Donald Trump of sexual assault

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A former model has alleged U.S. President Donald Trump sexually assaulted her at the 1997 US Open tennis tournament.

Amy Dorris, 48, who dated a pal of Trump, magazine mogul Jason Binn, claims the billionaire turned politician attempted to force himself on her outside the bathroom in his box at the New York sporting event.

In an interview with The Guardian Dorris alleges Trump forced his tongue down her throat, assaulted her and held her in a grip she could not escape.

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She alleges she told Trump “no, please stop” but “he didn’t care” during the incident, adding: “I just kind of was in shock. I felt violated, obviously. But I still wasn’t processing it and just was trying to go back to talking to everyone and having a good time because, I don’t know, I felt pressured to be that way.”

Via his lawyers, Trump has strongly denied ever having harassed, abused or behaved improperly toward Dorris. Binn did not respond to The Guardian but Trump’s lawyers claim he told them he had no recollection of Dorris telling him anything inappropriate happened.