"Legally, it was rape", CNN host Alisyn Camerota said helpfully, before replaying a tape in which Mr. Trump said you can grab women "by the p--". The remark is being compared to his 2016 denial that he groped former stockbroker Jessica Leeds during an airline flight more than 30 years ago.
Carroll's accusation was published on Friday in a NY magazine article adapted from her new memoir.
Sen. John Thune of South Dakota, the second highest-ranking senator in the party's leadership, said "the president is denying" the allegations.
Scott added that he hadn't extensively studied Carroll's allegations - that Trump sexually assaulted her in a Bergdorf Goodman department store - because of the "fact patterns".
"The next moment, still wearing correct business attire, shirt, tie, suit jacket, overcoat, he opens the overcoat, unzips his trousers, and, forcing his fingers around my private area, thrusts his penis halfway - or completely, I'm not certain - inside me", Carroll wrote. The two women, Lisa Birnbach and Carol Martin, told the Times they had very different responses to what Carroll told them. One urged her to report it to the police, while a journalist friend warned her to keep quiet because Trump would "bury you". "I don't know anything about them", said Senate HELP Committee Chairman Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee.
The Utah Republican told CNN there needs to be an "evaluation" but that he didn't know what entity should conduct it, "whether it's Congress or whether it's another setting, I'm not sure".
In the interview with the Times, Carroll again stressed that she doesn't consider Trump penetrating her against her will to be "rape".
In the changing rooms, she said Mr Trump lunged at her, pinned her against a wall and forced himself on her.
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"Sexual violence is in every country in every strata of society, and I just feel that so many women are undergoing sexual violence", Carroll explained.
"It knocked me back; I felt relief", Carroll said. "Totally lying. I don't know anything about her", he said.
"I have difficulty with the word", Carroll, the author of "Ask E. Jean" in Elle, said Monday.
"You know, I think we need to let her tell the story", Capito said, hesitating in her response. "My word is 'fight, '" she explained. "It just - it hurt", she said. He pulled down my tights.
Lawyer Debra Katz, who represented Christine Blasey Ford in her Senate testimony on her alleged high school assault by then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, concurred. When she got to the street, Carroll said she called Birnbach on her cell phone. As other folk tried to interview E. Jean Carroll, she launched correct into a freaky digression for the duration of which she described rape as quote, "engaging".
"She is trying to sell a new book - that should indicate her motivation".
She said she met Mr. Trump at a Bergdorf Goodman store in NY about 23 years ago and that he recognized her as the Elle advice columnist.
A camera is focused on President Donald Trump as he speaks at a rally Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn.