TODAY IN JEFFREY EPSTEIN NEWS: THE ALT-RIGHT (WHITE IDIOTS) IS FIRED UP
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We know Jeffrey Epstein is worth a lot of money, but now we know exactly how much. Court papers have broken down where Epstein’s ,120,954 in assets are held, and the New York Post has it for you here.
California Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kamala Harris took money from attorneys at the law firm behind Epstein’s 2008 plea deal on the same day that she criticized the firm for working on the deal, the AP reports.
The alt-right loves a good conspiracy, so Epstein’s story is huge for them.Talking Points Memo investigates how members of the alt-right, who already believe in a vast pedophilia ring amongst the world’s most powerful, are handling this trial.
Finally, Epstein had a bail hearing on Monday, where two alleged victims of Epstein’s, Courtney Wild and Annie Farmer, asked the federal judge overseeing the judge to keep him behind bars until his trial begins. Epstein’s lawyer asked that the registered sex-offender be kept under house arrest in his Upper East Side Townhouse. The judge said he would make his decision this Thursday, and Epstein will stay in the Manhattan Correctional Center until then.