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The Many Unexpected Political Connections Of Jeffrey Epstein

From left, American real estate developer Donald Trump and his girlfriend (and future wife), former model Melania Knauss, financier (and future convicted sex offender) Jeffrey Epstein, and British socialite Ghislaine... From left, American real estate developer Donald Trump and his girlfriend (and future wife), former model Melania Knauss, financier (and future convicted sex offender) Jeffrey Epstein, and British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell pose together at the Mar-a-Lago club, Palm Beach, Florida, February 12, 2000. (Photo by Davidoff Studios/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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July 10, 2019 6:09 pm

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein was arrested and charged this week with running a sex trafficking ring involving underage girls. That arrest followed reporting by the Miami Herald throughout the spring, highlighting how deeply connected Epstein was to some of the country’s most powerful figures, including President Donald Trump.

Several of their ties to Epstein were simply friendly, with no association with the disgraced billionaire’s alleged sex crimes. Others have been accused of knowing about his behavior.

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