According to the latest book by journalist Michael Wolf, the former president apparently became obsessed with pardons towards the end of his term. Slippery slope: The last few days of Trump’s presidency, He had a “sudden interest” in Epstein’s former partner, Gislain Maxwell.
Ghislaine Maxwell was accused of trafficking in underage girls from 1994 to 2004 for abuse by the financier Epstein and perjury. She pleaded not guilty to all charges and is currently being held in the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, awaiting a trial scheduled for the fall.
Excerpts from Wolfe’s book are serialized in British newspapers era Read: “A’oh, s***’ always involves his [Trump’s] Suddenly became interested in Geoffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend, Gislain Maxwell, who faced multiple years in prison for allegedly participating in Epstein’s sexual abuse scandal. Trump has tried to downplay his long-term relationship with Epstein. “
The excerpt continues: “‘Did she say anything about me?’ [Trump] Want to know publicly. ‘Can she talk? Will she roll to anyone?
“But the pardon talk almost immediately turned to the question of whether he should pardon himself:’They said I can. Unlimited pardon rights.'”
There is no indication that Trump has made any concrete efforts to pardon Maxwell, but this revelation was released after the description of his past friendship with the convicted abuser Epstein.
year 2002, new York The magazine quoted Trump as saying: “I have known Jeff for 15 years. Amazing guy. It’s fun to be with him. Some people even say that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are young. There is no doubt-Jeffrey likes his social life.”
Epstein’s crime was unknown at the time-although he later pleaded guilty to soliciting minors into prostitution in 2008.
The New York financier spent the last few weeks in prison, awaiting trial for sex trafficking, and then died in custody.
A kind book spider, Barry Levine quotes a cellmate William “Dollar Bill” Mersey said: “One time, we were flying on my private plane and I was with this French girl.
“Trump said to me,’Why don’t we land in Atlantic City so I can show your friends my casino?’
“I told Trump,’I won’t land in Atlantic City, where there is only white trash.’
“The girl with me, because she is French, asked me,’What does white trash mean?’
“Donald Trump told her,’That would be me without money.'”
trump card Provoked backlash in July 2020 When asked about Maxwell, his comments at the press conference.
The president said: “I don’t know. I didn’t really pay attention to it. Frankly speaking, I just wish her all the best. I have seen her countless times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach, I guess they live. At Palm Beach. But I wish her all the best, anyway.”
He added: “I don’t know the situation Prince Andrew. I just don’t know. I do not know. “
A month later, in an interview with Axios, Trump added: “Her boyfriend died in jail and people are still trying to figure out how this happened. Was it suicide? Was he killed? I really did. I wish her all the best. I’m not looking for anything against her. I’m not optimistic about anyone. They accepted this and they made it a big event. But that’s it, her The boyfriend is dead. He died in jail. Was he killed? Suicide? I do, and I wish her the best.”
Wolfe wrote in his book: “A’oh, s***’ moment involves his [Trump’s] Suddenly right Gisline Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend is now facing multiple years in prison for her role in the Epstein’s sexual abuse scandal. Trump has tried to downplay his long-term relationship with Epstein. “