Former President Bill Clinton has been accused of being connected with the late billionaire and convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein to varying degrees.
A new bombshell photo, which was first published by The Sun, reveals Epstein and his associate Ghislaine Maxwell were sufficiently influential in Clinton’s life to make an appearance in the White House while he was still in office.
The photo, released one day after Maxwell pleaded not guilty to a number of sex trafficking charges, was reportedly taken during a 1993 fundraising event for the White House Historical Association.
Speculation about Clinton’s connection with Epstein varies, with some arguing he was one of Epstein’s closest allies and often traveled with the billionaire on flights to a private island where alleged sexual crimes against children took place.
Other theories contend that Clinton was simply well aware of Epstein’s documented history of being a sex offender, given that the two traveled together on a number of documented occasions.
The former president has consistently denied that he knew about any of Epstein’s crimes or involvement in the child sex trafficking industry and sexual abuse of children, with one of his spokespeople making the point in a 2019 tweet after Epstein was hit with a long list of serious charges.
“President Clinton knows nothing about the terrible crimes Jeffrey Epstein pleaded guilty to in Florida some years ago, or those with which he has been recently charged in New York,” tweeted Clinton spokesperson Angel Urena.
The photo, which was released over the weekend, has reignited the debate on just how close Clinton and Epstein were during what was likely the peak of the billionaire’s horrendous acts against minors.
— New York Post (@nypost) April 25, 2021
According to The Sun, one source said of the photo: “The photos show just how close Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein got to one of the most powerful men in the world — in the most powerful building.”
In August 2019, Epstein died in a Manhattan prison under the most mysterious, inexplicable circumstances. A medical examiner ruled the death a suicide, but other experts with similar credentials have suggested that the death was more in line with a murder, fueling the belief that he was offed before he was able to cooperate with authorities and provide damaging information on a number of high-profile celebrities and politicians, including Clinton.
We’ll likely never know the extent of Clinton’s involvement with Epstein and Maxwell, or how Epstein ultimately met his end, but the photo does suggest there’s a possibility that new information with regard to those questions could continue to crop up at any time.