A Manhattan jury found Trump liable of sexually abusing E. Jean Carroll in the 1990s.A spokesperson for CNN said the network was still planning to host a Trump town hall on Wednesday.The term “#BoycottCNN” was trending on Twitter after the verdict.LoadingSomething is loading.Thanks for signing up!Access your favorite topics in a personalized feed while you’re on the go. download the appCNN is still planning to host former President Donald Trump for a town hall event on Wednesday, even after he was found liable for sexual abuse in a civil trial on Tuesday.Last week CNN announced it would be hosting the town hall event in New Hampshire, where Republican voters could ask questions of the former president and 2024 hopeful. Kaitlan Collins, anchor of “CNN This Morning,” is set to moderate the event, which is airing at 8 p.m. ET on Wednesday.A jury in Manhattan on Tuesday found Trump liable for sexually abusing longtime Elle magazine columnist E. Jean Carroll in a Bergdorf Goodman dressing room in the 1990s; they also found Trump liable for defamation. The jury did not find that Trump had raped Carroll. After a two-week trial and 2 1/2 hours of deliberations, the jury awarded Carroll roughly $5 million in damages.Trump has denied any wrongdoing and, as of Wednesday, continued to deny even knowing Carroll. His team said he will appeal the case.Following the verdict, a spokesperson for CNN confirmed to Insider there were, as of yet, no changes to the town hall schedule.The term “#BoycottCNN” was trending on Twitter after the verdict, with some users complaining about the network’s decision to host Trump for the town hall.

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