Trump digs in on election lies, insults accuser during CNN town hall event

People protest outside a building on the campus of Saint Anselm College where a CNN televised town hall gathering with former President Donald Trump will be held, Wednesday, May 10, 2023, in Manchester, N.H. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

During a contentious CNN town hall Wednesday night, former President Donald Trump dug in on his lies about the 2020 election, downplayed the violence on Jan. 6, 2021, and repeatedly insulted the woman whom a civil jury this week found him liable of sexually abusing and defaming.