Ghislaine Maxwell told a court Bill Clinton flew on Jeffrey Epstein's private plane in testimony unsealed today. There is also a $6.8 million house in Palm Beach, Florida, and a fleet of aircraft: a Gulfstream IV, a helicopter, and a Boeing 727, replete with trading room, on which Epstein recently flew President Clinton, actors Chris Tucker and Kevin Spacey, supermarket magnate Ron Burkle, Lew Wasserman’s grandson, Casey Wasserman, and a few others, on a mission to explore the problems of AIDS and economic development in Africa. According to Clinton spokesperson Angel Ureña, in a statement last week, there was one more to Africa, one to Europe, and one to Asia — but, he says, Clinton and Epstein haven’t spoken in “well over a decade.”. Market data provided by Factset. Clinton still maintains that he knew nothing of Epstein’s illegal activities. Legal Statement. After a falling out with Epstein over a 2004 bidding feud, their friendship ended. On July 22, 2019, Josh Rosner, the managing director of independent research consultancy Graham Fisher & Co, alerted us to his tweet containing a photograph of Epstein and Clinton that was published in a 2003 issue of Vanity Fair: Disturbing! Clinton’s wife, Hillary Clinton, was a U.S. “I left Zorro Ranch with a deep sense of shame,” she said. But they also got a good deal of attention because of Epstein’s past ties to two particularly prominent people: former President Bill Clinton and current President Donald Trump. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. “Bill Clinton and Jeffrey Epstein: How Are They Connected?” America is ignoring him. I haven't really been following it too much. March 2003. Jeffrey Epstein visited the White House for a charity event while Bill Clinton was still president. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. Bill Clinton’s name doesn’t appear in Jeffrey Epstein’s flight roster after 2007 when Epstein was arrested on sex trafficking charges. Levine writes: "Talk of Trump brought back agreeable memories to the financier and he began telling Mersey stories.". THE AMY ROBACH VIDEO LEAKER IS ALL ANYBODY AT ABC NEWS CAN TALK ABOUT, SOURCES SAY, “I was invited to his home. However, the former president said that he hasn’t had contact with Epstein for a decade and knows nothing about the crimes the latter has been accused or convicted of: Statement on Jeffrey Epstein. To continue reading login or create an account. After Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest, conspiracy theories, From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 days, Need a Rio fix? Get all the stories you need-to-know from the most powerful name in news delivered first thing every morning to your inbox. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. Epstein is known about town as a man who loves women—lots of them, mostly young. The Alamo City Trump Train Facebook Group was used to organize the convoy's movements. She named names: Prince Andrew of the British royal family (there is a photograph of her with him) and law professor Alan Dershowitz. What did he actually say? One of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims, Virginia Roberts-Guiffre, reported seeing Bill Clinton on Epstein’s private island, Little St. James. Clinton’s aide Doug Band made the introduction, and that September, Epstein and Clinton were off on a tour of five African countries, alongside actors Kevin Spacey and Chris Tucker. By Trump’s own description, his social relationship with Epstein started several decades ago, in the late 1980s. He was later charged with new offences and jailed awaiting trial at the MCC in Manhattan. She wrote: "As I've always said, #GhislaineMaxwell will only save her skin. The girl Bill Clinton was photographed with was one of Jeffrey Epstein’s victims. Gold, Michael. Maxwell said: "Again, Virginia is absolutely totally lying. Quotes displayed in real-time or delayed by at least 15 minutes. ABC is reportedly pressuring employees to turn on each other and try to find the person who leaked footage of Amy Robach's complaint that the network killed her interview with an Epstein victim. Mersey added: "He told me 'he can't do anything like that now because he's had a couple of heart surgeries'.". They met in the late 1980s in the New York social scene and were remembered as each other’s “wingman” in the 1990s in the New York and Palm beach social scenes. Bill Clinton’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein went public in 2016 during Hillary Clinton’s presidential run. Powered and implemented by FactSet Digital Solutions. In particular, one Epstein accuser has claimed in court filings that in addition to sexually exploiting her himself, Epstein trafficked her to other wealthy and powerful men. Get our newsletter in your inbox twice a week. He then asked if I noticed anything special about the floor and I responded that it felt very soft,” Jane Doe 15 said. Buckingham Palace has denied her accusation about the prince, and Dershowitz has called her a liar who “is going to end up in prison.” (Dershowitz has also been Epstein’s defense attorney.) But there was much speculation that other influential figures could be implicated in Epstein’s crime. She said she took former President Bill Clinton’s seat on the “Lolita Express,” described bizarre bedroom floors made of mattress foam and said she was encouraged to cry after sex with the disgraced money man. What we’ve learned from the vote count of the presidential race Wednesday. Trump’s name has also come up in legal wrangling around Epstein — albeit for very different reasons. Soon after Bill Clinton concluded his presidency in 2001, the ties deepened. Asked whether she was ever present with Epstein and Clinton on the island, Giuffre said: "Ghislaine, Emmy [another girl who was allegedly a regular at Epstein's house], and there was 2 young girls that I could identify. Rather, it is embedded in a digital copy of the March 2003 edition of the magazine. The case was settled out of court in 2017 but only after Maxwell gave her deposition over two sittings in 2016. "This is the subject of defamation about Virginia and the lies she has told and one of lies she told was that President Clinton was on the island where I was present. He was a fixture in Palm Beach. It’s reported that Epstein made her wear a pilot shirt while aboard the airplane to make her look like a regular employee. Now it’s up to Congress. But there have been no accusations of sexual misconduct against Clinton related to Epstein. In the years before Epstein’s 2007 guilty plea to solicitation of prostitution with a minor, he was known for “collecting” friendships with many noteworthy or influential people — including Clinton and Trump, who were social acquaintances. Thomas Jr., Landon. The painting of Clinton was purchased from the 2012 Tribeca Ball, a fundraiser for the school. Mr. Clinton has denied having a close relationship with Mr. Epstein. “Her lawsuit alleges battery, assault and intentional infliction of emotional distress,” Allred said. Snopes and the Snopes.com logo are registered service marks of Snopes.com. He appeared in the plane’s manifest twenty-seven times. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan upheld a decision by U.S. District Judge Loretta Preska that Maxwell's argument was "meritless," Reuters reported. “Jeffrey Epstein: International Moneyman of Mystery.” Politicians involved with Jeffrey Epstein: Donald Trump, Bill Clinton, Prince Andrew, Bill Clinton, and all the others close to Jeffrey Epstein. ABC NEWS' AMY ROBACH CAUGHT ON HOT MIC SAYING NETWORK SPIKED JEFFREY EPSTEIN BOMBSHELL. Again, no evidence exists that this image was “wiped” from the Internet. Jeffrey Epstein shared "agreeable memories" about Donald Trump and Bill Clinton with inmates at his Manhattan prison before his death, a new book claims. ", She replied: "I wouldn't be able to characterize it like that, no. But Roberts (who now goes by Virginia Giuffre) hasn’t accused Trump of any wrongdoing, and her previous status as a Mar-a-Lago employee is the only connection to Trump. This material may not be reproduced without permission. “He laughed and said it was because the floors in the bedroom were foam mattress floors, because he liked to have girls sleep around him on the floor while he slept in the bed.”. (“He had no relationship with Mr. Epstein and had no knowledge whatsoever of his conduct,” Trump lawyer Alan Garten told Politico in 2017.). VICKY WARD explores Epstein’s investment career, his ties to retail magnate Leslie Wexner, and his complicated past. The work features Bill Clinton reclining in a blue dress smoking a cigarette in the Oval Office. But even after that, the anonymity of “Katie Johnson” and the sketchiness of her associates kept mainstream US journalists wary about this accusation. The painting, named Parsing Bill, was composed by New York artist Petrina Ryan-Kleid. A photograph shows U.S. President Bill Clinton with billionaire/financier and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein. The world is watching to see if U.S. President Donald Trump wins a second term, or if Joe Biden becomes the 46th president of the United States. But our distinctive brand of explanatory journalism takes resources. I’ll give you as much time as you want.’”, Edwards added that Trump “was very helpful, in the information that he gave,” calling it “good information that checked out and that helped us.” And, he said, Trump “gave no indication whatsoever that he was involved in anything untoward whatsoever.”. In fact, this image is available online in Vanity Fair’s digital archive (subscription required). While we’re not in the business of offering predictions, we’d bet that this image will start finding its way into Google Images and other image-based search engines in the near future (especially if more outlets pick up and publish stories including this image). Fox News’ Frank Miles contributed to this report. “Epstein required me to describe the sexual events that I had with these men presumably so he could potentially blackmail them.”. “Epstein specifically told me that the reason for him doing this was so that they would ‘owe him,’ they would ‘be in his pocket,’ and he would ‘have something on them,’” Giuffre said in the affidavit. Jane Doe 15 said she declined other invitations from Epstein. Epstein reportedly last year told a fellow prisoner Trump wanted to show a French girl his casino. It’s essential that all Americans are able to access clear, concise information on what the outcome of the election could mean for their lives, and the lives of their families and communities. ', "The girl I was with, because she was French, asked me, 'What does white trash mean? Photos obtained by The Post on Thursday show former President Bill Clinton posing aboard Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet — dubbed the “ Lolita Express ” … Market data provided by Factset. Even @VanityFair who published this image in ‘03 from their #sex(?) Jeffrey Epstein shared "agreeable memories" about Donald Trump and Bill Clinton with inmates at his Manhattan prison before his death, a new book claims. Clinton once had a relationship with Epstein and even took multiple trips on his private plane. Yet the nature of some of the allegations against Epstein led to speculation that there could be even more to the story. “I had a falling out with him a long time ago, I don’t think I’ve spoken to him for 15 years, I wasn’t a fan.”. “When I chose a seat on the jet, Jeffrey told me that is where his good friend Bill Clinton always chose to sit,” Jane Doe 15 said. I was not a fan of his, that I can tell you.". "I have met her numerous times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach, and I guess they lived in Palm Beach. Epstein was found dead this past August in his Manhattan prison cell while awaiting trial on federal sex-trafficking charges. newsletter. Author Barry Levine interviewed Mersey, who talked to Epstein through a counsellor scheme run by fellow inmates. Jeffrey Epstein Told Inmates About Donald Trump and Bill Clinton, Book Says. The accuser was 15 when Epstein preyed upon her and she was seeking compensatory and punitive damages as a result, Allred said. A social media rumor incorrectly compared the number of registered voters in 2018 to the number of votes cast in 2020. “He’s reckless,” says a former business associate, “and he’s gotten more so. I only knew Jeffrey Epstein for five days.