“They knew each other a long time,” said Sam Nunberg..."
“Bottom line, Donald would hang out with Epstein because he was rich.”
Photos and articles captured the men together over the years, the future president of the United States and the future convicted sex offender: ..."
“Terrific guy,” Trump said of Epstein in 2002. “He’s a lot of fun to be with.”
Trump and Epstein were more than just neighbors who happened to end up at the same parties. They were two outer-borough New York guys, both with a knack for building their images and making a buck."
During that period, the NY developer, casting himself as a carefree playboy billionaire, hosted and attended parties at #MarALago and elsewhere..."
Flotus and Stormy, anyone?
“That’s true,” Trump said in an interview in 2015...“The point was to have fun. It was wild.”"
“ ‘Look, how cool are we?’ . . . I mean, it was great.”
“They were good friends,” Mark Epstein said. “I know [Trump] is trying to distance himself, but they were.”
Ivanka there, too.
Trump wasn’t in Palm Beach — his own attorney, Raymond Royce, was in the courtroom. But Trump was on the phone, and now he chimed in to defend himself."
Trump did not have the $$$, remember. Deal was completely financed by #DeutscheBank. It is alleged they were front for RU money.
“I will therefore determine by the bang of the gavel that Mr. Trump is the higher bidder,” Friedman said."
It is unclear whether Trump and Epstein were in contact after the house sale. That month, Trump left two msgs for Epstein at his home in PB, according to records obtained by Vice News."
Trump buys the property w/#DeutscheBank's (allegedly fronting for RUs), then four yrs later sells the home for double to a Russian. In 2008.
Two phone messages from Trump, then 2 wks later, Epstein has PBPD on his ass.
Where's that quote from Acosta...
JEFFREY EPSTEIN WAS UNTOUCHABLE FOR SOME REASON. Here, the PROSECUTION tried to mitigate the press coverage.
One of his alleged victims, Virginia Giuffre, has alleged in court docs that when she was a 16-yr-old towel girl in Mar-a-Lago’s locker room in 2000..."
Giuffre said in a lawsuit against Maxwell that Epstein sexually abused her at his mansions in both Palm Beach and Manhattan..."
Brad Edwards, an atty for some of the alleged victims, said in an interview last year that when he was seeking information from Epstein’s acquaintances in 2009...."
So, was Trump a witness to the crimes?
When Nunberg looked into Trump’s ties w/Epstein, he said that Trump’s secretary...Rhona...and others in the Trump Org all agreed that Trump had made a clear break w/Epstein."
"There would just continue to be disclosures," the official said."
Donald Trump and Jeffrey Epstein partied together. Then an oceanfront Palm Beach mansion came between them.