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Jeffrey Epstein: One Sick Puppy
Jeffrey Epstein was arrested on sex-trafficking of minors and other charges late Saturday night. Epstein is a billionaire, Democrat mega-donor, ex-travel buddy of Bill Clinton, registered sex offender and serial pedophile. In 2008 Epstein pleaded guilty to procuring a minor for prostitution in a Florida Court. In 2016 Court documents show Clinton flew 26+ times on Epstein’s private jet, known at the time as the “Lolita Express.” A second Epstein trial could expose many prominent Democrats involved in Epstein’s pedophile ring.
The other suits were also settled as part of his plea deal.
That assertion was supported by an explosive comment, a comment that has gone largely unreported, made by DNC official and daughter of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Christine Pelosi. Via Twitter, the younger Pelosi posted of the Epstein arrest that it is “quite likely that some of our faves are implicated but we must follow the facts and let the chips fall where they may.” Whoa! What does Pelosi know? Has she told the authorities? Her mom?
Who Cares About Pelosi…Trump Knew
Predictably the anti-Trump media is trying to connect Trump to Epstein. Media reports describing the two as “friends” are widespread. The WSJ, NBC News and Newsweek, are three prominent names. The Newsweek headline is particularly outrageous. It begins with, “TRUMP’S LONGTIME FRIEND.” Did Trump know Epstein? Yes, he did, and he knew he was a scum-bag. Trump banned Epstein from Mar-A-Lago and there’s court documentation to prove that fact. The reason given for the ban was “because Epstein sexually assaulted an underage girl at the club.”
President Trump hinted at his Clinton-Epstein knowledge in a 2015 Sean Hannity interview. In the interview when asked about Clinton Trump said, “Nice guy, uh, got a lot of problems coming up, in my opinion, with the famous island, with Jeffrey Epstein. A lot of problems.” The problems Trump alluded to are, indeed, coming. Epstein’s arrived over the weekend. Time will tell if any Bill Clinton “problems” surface. Trump’s lone exposure seems to be his Secretary of Labor, Alexander Acosta
Use Acosta to Attack Trump
In 2007, Epstein reached what many have described as a “soft deal,” to serve 13 months in jail for his crimes. The U.S. attorney who signed off on the deal was the aforementioned, Alexander Acosta. Acosta signed off on the terms and agreed to keep the terms of the deal secret. Acosta defense will be, of course, this is old news. He has already answered all the questions and, subsequently, sailed through confirmation hearings. Acosta was confirmed in a bipartisan vote of 60-38 with 8 Democrats voting to confirm.
For his part ex-President Clinton released a statement denying any knowledge of Epstein’s “terrible crimes.” He claimed he took “a total of four trips on Jeffrey Epstein’s airplane,” in the statement. Gawker.com refutes that claim and posted the Flight logs from 2015. Gawker also reported that, “Many of these flights were shared with a woman who is believed to have been involved with getting underage girls to perform sex acts for Epstein and his friends.” Actor Kevin Spacey, facing his own trial for sex crimes involving minors, was also aboard the plane.
The Dershowitz Connection
Other prominent names listed on the logs are former Treasury Secretary and Harvard president Larry Summers, model-actress Naomi Campbell and lawyer- scholar, Alan Dershowitz. Dershowitz was part of Epstein’s high profile legal team during his first trial. Dershowitz has been vigorously downplaying his relationship Epstein and described it as “strictly professional.” He has been emphatic in his denials of ever having sexual contact with anyone in Epstien’s orbit, especially minor-aged girls.
It is uncertain how this will end. Epstein is an incredibly rich man with deep political connections. In his first sex scandal case he paid $5.5 million to three women to dispatch three of the more than two-dozen suits filed against him. The other suits were also settled as part of his plea deal. Payments were not disclosed and are protected under confidentiality agreements. At this point Epstein is toxic and his high profile connections are not supporting him publicly. Privately, however, may be different. So far the hanger cameras at Phoenix airport have nothing to report.
As they say in the news business, this story has legs. As reported by our own Bryna Mackowka, Epstein pleaded not guilty Monday and faces up to 45 years in prison. Epstein’s attorneys shamelessly claim he never used violence or coerced any of the girls and his crimes are simply Solicitation of Prostitution. Those charges, content Epstein’s defense attorneys, should be dismissed based on Epstein’s prior plea deal.
Outside the courtroom, a safe was discovered inside Epstein’s $77 million Upper East Side townhouse. Found inside a freestanding safe that was described as being, “in plain sight,” nude pictures of underage girls were discovered. According to Manhattan US Attorney Geoffrey Berman, the safe contained “perhaps thousands” of photos of nude and half-nude females. Epstein’s defense lawyer, Reid Weingarten described the photos as “ancient” and “pre- his spending time in prison and/or erotic pictures of adults voluntarily engaged in the conduct.” Tune in to New Right Network for updates.