Trump to provide written answers under oath in Zervos defamation lawsuit

Former “Apprentice” contestant Summer Zervos will reportedly be getting written answers under oath from President Trump as part of a defamation lawsuit stemming from her prior sexual assault claim against him. 

According to the Washington Post, “Lawyers for Trump and Zervos agreed this week to exchange ‘written answers and objections’ to formal written questions by September 28, according to a document filed Friday with the New York State Supreme Court.” 

And, because of state rules, Trump could be subject to perjury charges if any false information is found to be given. 

Zervos brought her lawsuit in January 2017 after Trump publicly denied her claim that he kissed her and groped her without consent in separate incidents a couple years after she appeared on “The Apprentice” in 2005, notes ABCNews.

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Reality TV personality Summer Zervos attends The 27th Annual Night Of 100 Stars Black Tie Dinner Viewing Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on February 26, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Countess/WireImage)
PACIFIC PALISADES, CA - FEBRUARY 26: Donald Trump Accuser Summer Zervos attends the 27th annual 'Night Of 100 Stars' black tie dinner viewing gala at The Villa Aurora on February 26, 2017 in Pacific Palisades, California. (Photo by Paul Archuleta/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 17: Summer Zervos attends a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred (L) to announce their defamation lawsuit against President-elect Donald Trump on January 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. Zervos a former contestant on The Apprentice accused Trump of sexually inappropriate conduct prior to the presidential elction. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)
Summer Zervos, a former contestant on the TV show The Apprentice, who previously accused Donald Trump of sexual misconduct, during a press conference in Los Angeles, California on November 11, 2016. (Photo by Ronen Tivony/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Summer Zervos (R), who previously accused President-elect Donald Trump of sexually assaulting her, listens at a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred at Allred's office in Los Angeles on November 11, 2016. Allred on Friday called on Trump to promise not to file a complaint against those who accused him of abusive sexual behavior, waving the threat of counter-prosecution. Allred asked the president-elect to retract his statements calling his accusers liars, and assure them he will not prosecute them. / AFP / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Summer Zervos, a former candidate on �The Apprentice� season five, who is accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual conduct, speaks to the press with her attorney Gloria Allred October 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. This is the first time the accuser has spoken publicly about the alleged incident. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
Summer Zervos who was a contestant on the TV show The Apprentice, speaks about allegations of sexual misconduct against Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump during a press conference with attorney Gloria Allred in Los Angeles, California on October 14, 2016. / AFP / Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - OCTOBER 14: Summer Zervos, a former candidate on �The Apprentice� season five, who is accusing Donald Trump of inappropriate sexual conduct, speaks to the press with her attorney Gloria Allred October 14, 2016 in Los Angeles, California. This is the first time the accuser has spoken publicly about the alleged incident. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
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