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Lawsuits Force Alleged Trump Affairs, Sexual Misconduct Claims Back Into Public Eye

A former Playboy model is suing a company she says is trying to keep her silent about her alleged relationship with the president, while a judge rules a defamation suit against him can move forward.

Previously dismissed by President Trump and his allies after alleging sexual affairs or unwanted sexual advances by the real estate tycoon, a number of women are asking the courts to help them break their silence.

A former model who says she had a 10-month extramarital affair with Trump filed a lawsuit in California on Tuesday, asking to be released from an agreement she signed to keep quiet about the relationship. And in New York, a Supreme Court judge ruled that a defamation case involving the president and a former contestant on who claims he sexually harassed her can move forward in state court.

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