Transcript for Fallout from new sexual assault claim against Trump
We turn to the accusation of sexual assault against president trump by a former model who says he forcibly killed and groped her at the U.S. Open tennis tournament back in 1997. Chief national affairs correspondent Tom llamas is at trump tower with more. Good morning, Tom. Reporter: Cecilia, good morning to you. The accuser in this case says she came to New York in 1997 with her then boyfriend who was close with Donald Trump. She says the future president would force himself upon her outside the rest room of his vip box at the U.S. Open aggressively kissing her and groping her. This morning, president trump facing new accusations of sexual assault when he was a business mogul in the late '90s and married to Marla maples, former model and now mother Amy Dorris speaking with "The guardian." She alleges trump groped her in 1997 when she was 24. She says it happened at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in new He just grabbed me and he just shoved his tongue down my throat and I was pushing him off. That's when his grip became tighter and, you know, his hands were kind of like very grope pi and all over, you know, my butt, my breasts, my back, like everything. Reporter: Dorris said she felt she couldn't escape. It felt like an octopus was hugging onto me. You just picture those suction cups on an octopus and they're stuck on you and there's -- you're trapped. That's how I felt. I felt trapped. Reporter: She provided the ticket and several photos showing her with the real estate magnate over several days in new York. "The guardian" reports Dorris said she told people at the time about the incident and years later who corroborate her version of what happened. The president's lawyers denied the allegations telling ABC news, the allegations are totally false. This is just another pathetic attempt to attack president trump right before the election. Dorris now joining a list of at least 17 women who have accused the president of inappropriate behavior including sexual assault and rape. The president says they are all lying. But trump infamously bragged about lewd conduct towards women in that 2005 leaked "Access Hollywood" video. When you're a star they let you do it. Do whatever you want. Grab them by the . Reporter: She decided to come forward now because of her twin teenage daughters. I want them to know that you don't -- you don't let anybody do anything to you that you don't want and I'd rather be a role model. I want them to see that I didn't stay quiet. Reporter: Now the president's lawyers also point out that Dorris kept spending time with Donald Trump even after the alleged incident. She says she had nowhere to go. She had no money and, again, she was here with her boyfriend who was visiting trump. We reached that boyfriend. He had no comment. Whit. All right, Tom llamas for us, thank you.
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