Jeffrey Epstein said he stopped hanging out with Trump ‘when he realized he was a cheater,’ according to his brother

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Donald Trump, Melania Knauss, Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell pose together at the Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida.Davidoff Studio/Getty Images

  • According to his brother, Jeffrey Epstein hinted at his relationship with Donald Trump in an unaired interview.

  • “He stopped dating Trump when he realized he was a cheater,” Mark Epstein told Insider.

  • Trump and Jeffrey Epstein have been friends for many years, and the nature of their influence remains ambiguous.

In an unaired interview, Jeffrey Epstein said he distanced himself from former President Donald Trump after realizing he was a “cheater,” according to his brother Mark Epstein.

Mark Epstein He told an insider he saw a clip of an interview conducted by Trump’s former White House adviser, Steve Bannon, after being forwarded to him by his brother in the spring of 2019.

At the time, Bannon Conducting shooting interviews With a now-deceased pedophile investor. Bannon sent Jeffrey Epstein his Dropbox link to the clip and forwarded it to his brother. According to Mark, the link is no longer active.

“Jeffrey gave me a link to one of these interviews,” Mark Epstein said. “And in that interview, Jeffrey said he stopped dating Trump when he realized he was a cheater.”

Insiders were unable to view the video in isolation. Bannon could not be reached for comment.

Jeffrey Epstein was arrested in July 2019 on sex trafficking charges. died in prison a few weeks later while awaiting trial.Compensation fund formed after his death Concluded that he sexually abused at least 136 people overall.

Epstein and Trump Reportedly acquaintances in the 1980s and 2000sThe two were active in Manhattan’s elite social circles, and Epstein’s home in Palm Beach, a short drive from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago Club, was a frequent visitor there. Footage obtained by NBC News in 1992 They are partying together, talking about women, and joking around.

Virginia Giuffre, one of Epstein’s accusers, Associate Ghislaine Maxwell first picked her up at Mar-a-Lago when she was 16 before she was introduced to Epstein. In 2021, in Maxwell’s own criminal trial, One accuser testified that Maxwell introduced her to Trump at Mar-a-Lago when she was 14.Other whistleblowers say Maxwell and Epstein The often-named Trump.

But the nature of the influence between Epstein and Trump remains ambiguous. The Miami Herald reported that Epstein said he was fired as a member of Mar-a-Lago in 2007. he harassed the member’s daughterTrump has said very little about his relationship with Epstein publicly, He said “I wish her well” Following the news of Maxwell’s arrest.

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Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon sits as he appears before the New York Supreme Court after hearings in New York City.Steve Hirsch/Pool via Reuters

Mark Epstein said Bannon recorded more than 16 hours of footage for the documentary project. November 2018, The Miami Herald ran the series Learn more about how Jeffrey Epstein secured a secret and lenient plea bargain with federal prosecutors in Floria in 2007, even after law enforcement concluded he had molested more than 30 girls. I’m explaining.

“Steve Bannon was working with Jeffrey to try and restore Jeffrey’s reputation,” Mark Epstein told an insider.

Bannon and Epstein got close in 2017 after Bannon left the White House. According to journalist Michael WolffBannon lived in luxury with Epstein’s vast wealth. With Paris apartment and butler in 2018.

Bannon Trailer to be released in 2021 For his apparent documentary about Epstein titled “The Monsters.” The entire documentary has yet to be released.

Bannon and Trump now each have their own legal troubles.

Manhattan District Attorney’s Office Criminal charges pending against Bannonwhich he claims to have participated in fraud nonprofit Raised funds to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump pardoned Bannon for federal charges against the same plan before he resigned.Bannon’s Attorney in Federal Litigation suing him It is said that he did not pay his bills.Bannon was also convicted last year parliamentary insult For defying a subpoena for a House Committee hearing on January 6.

Mr Trump Faces potential indictment from the Manhattan District Attorney’s Office To hush up ahead of the 2016 election, Rape case heading to trial in Apriland A pile of other legal issues.

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