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What do the Jeffrey Epstein paperwork reveal about his ties to Clinton?

What do the Jeffrey Epstein paperwork reveal about his ties to Clinton?


Former president Invoice Clinton faces renewed public scrutiny after being recognized a number of instances within the newly unsealed courtroom paperwork detailing the associates of late paedophile Jeffrey Epstein.

Clinton is described as a “shut private buddy” of the disgraced financier, although he’s not accused of any criminal activity, and reportedly “didn’t take the bait” when launched to underage women, in accordance with the paperwork.

Clinton’s title seems nearly 100 instances to date within the materials, tranches of which have been launched on Wednesday and Thursday, alongside different high-profile figures together with Prince Andrew and Donald Trump.

Testimony from alleged Epstein sufferer Johanna Sjoberg claimed that the financier as soon as instructed her that Clinton “likes them younger” – referring to women.

Nevertheless, fellow Epstein sufferer Virginia Giuffre mentioned that though Clinton hung out on Epstein’s personal island of Little St. James, within the US Virgin Islands, there was “no proof” he was concerned in wrongdoing.

Ms Giuffre claimed that she flew there with the previous president in a helicopter piloted by Epstein’s former girlfriend and accomplice in crime, Ghislaine Maxwell. “I solely met Invoice [Clinton] twice however Jeffrey instructed me they have been good buddies,” her testimony learn.

The previous president faces renewed public scrutiny after being recognized a number of instances within the newly unsealed courtroom paperwork

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“All of us dined collectively that night time. Jeffrey was on the head of the desk. Invoice was at his left. I sat throughout from him… Ghislaine was at Invoice’s left and on the left of Ghislaine there have been two olive-skinned brunettes who’d flown in with us from New York.

“I’d say they have been no older than 17, very innocent-looking… Possibly Jeffrey thought they might entertain Invoice, however I noticed no proof that he was thinking about them.”

She added that Epstein and Maxwell “appeared to have an excellent relationship” with Clinton and that the trio had instructed “blokey jokes” across the dinner desk.

However in later testimony, Ms Giuffre claimed that the previous president tried to threaten journal Vainness Truthful into not writing about Epstein’s alleged intercourse trafficking.

In Thursday’s tranche of paperwork, Ms Giuffre mentioned that Mr Clinton had “walked into” the journal’s workplace and pressured them to not write about “his good buddy J.E”.

The alleged incident was described in a Could 2011 e-mail to journalist Sharon Churcher, then working for The Mail on Sunday, discussing one of the best ways to publicise Ms Giuffre’s claims towards Epstein.

“Once I was performing some analysis into VF yesterday, it does concern me what they may need to write about me contemplating that B Clinton walked into VF and threatened them to not write sex-trafficking articles about his good buddy JE,” Ms Giuffre wrote.

Clinton was described as having a ‘superb relationship’ with Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein

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Ms Giuffre didn’t say the place the knowledge she alleged got here from.

However a spokesperson for Vainness Truthful’s former editor Graydon Carter instructed The Each day Telegraph that the incident “categorically didn’t occur”.

Sources who labored on the journal round that point additionally instructed Insider that it by no means occurred, and the journalist whose story was supposedly at concern additionally solid doubt on the incident when it was first reported by Gawker again in 2007.

Some former Vainness Truthful journalists have beforehand claimed that Epstein himself put stress on Mr Carter to not examine his misdeeds, although Mr Carter has additionally disputed this.

The Impartial has requested Mr Clinton and Mr Carter for remark.

Shortly earlier than the paperwork have been launched this week, Clinton was seen visiting Mexico along with his spouse, Hillary Clinton.

The previous president has vehemently denied any wrongdoing. Merely being included in these paperwork doesn’t point out any wrongdoing associated to Epstein or anybody else.

A spokesperson for Clinton mentioned in 2019: “President Clinton is aware of nothing concerning the horrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded responsible to in Florida some years in the past, or these with which he has been lately charged in New York.”

This story was amended at 5:04pm Japanese Time on 5 Jan 2024 so as to add new particulars about Giuffre’s declare relating to Vainness Truthful.

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