A description of the alleged attack was excerpted by New York magazine in an article published Friday.
The White House did not return CNBC’s request for comment, but strongly denied Carroll’s claims to New York. A senior White House official told the magazine, “This is a completely false and unrealistic story surfacing 25 years after allegedly taking place and was created simply to make the President look bad.”
Trump issued a statement later Friday saying he had “never met this person” and claiming the account was an attempt “to get publicity” and “sell a book.”
The alleged attack occurred “in the fall of 1995 or the spring of 1996,” according to Carroll. At the time, Trump was married to his second wife, Marla Maples.
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