Days after the suicide of disgraced billionaire Jeffrey Epstein, a 2015 video has surfaced in which Donald Trump predicted that former president Bill Clinton would have a “lot of problems” due to his relationship with the alleged pedophile.
While being interviewed by Fox News host Sean Hannity at the Conservative Political Action Committee Conference in Washington, D.C., Trump was asked about his thoughts on Clinton.
“Nice guy,” Trump replied, before shifting to add that Clinton has “got a lot of problems coming up, in my opinion, with the famous island with Jeffrey Epstein. Lot of problems.”
All the way back in 2015, Donald Trump warned us that Bill Clinton will be having problems for his trips to Jeffrey Epstein’s island..
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The Washington Examiner reported that it is known that Clinton did have a friendship with Epstein at one time, and that he rode on the billionaire’s private jet the Lolita Express more times than he previously admitted. Though Clinton said after Epstein’s arrest that he had ridden on the plane four times, flight manifests show that he actually rode on the plane six times, twice without his Secret Service detail.
“The two trips not acknowledged by Clinton were from Miami, Florida, to Westchester, New York, in early February 2002, which appears to be the first time that Clinton joined Epstein, and a trip in Asia,” the Washington Examiner stated.
“One May 2002 Asian trip, without Secret Service agents, included stops in Japan, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, and Brunei,” the Examiner added. “The other, in November 2003, with Secret Service agents, included stops in Norway, Siberia, Hong Kong, and China.”
Though Trump has admitted that he knew Epstein at one time as well, he added that they never had a particularly close relationship.
“I knew him like everybody in Palm Beach knew him,” Trump said. “He was a fixture in Palm Beach. I don’t think I have spoken to him in 15 years.”
Epstein was found dead in his prison cell on Saturday in an apparent suicide as he awaited trial on numerous sexual offenses. He has been linked to many powerful people, including Clinton and Prince Andrew, which has caused various conspiracy theories to spread about his death in recent days.
It remains unclear what exactly Trump knew in 2015 that made him so confident that Clinton would find himself in hot water over the Epstein scandal. It will certainly be interesting to see what else comes out about this in the coming weeks.
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