Deceased convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein Trump told former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon that he supported the anti-sexual harassment movement Time’s Up in an interview in 2019.
Epstein died by suicide in a Manhattan prison cell in August 2019 as he awaits trial for sex trafficking charges.
“I have built my life out of old thinking. But the future lies in the way women think,” Epstein can be seen saying in the trailer for the documentary demons.
In the clip, Mr Bannon cites the “corruption” of the financier’s sex crimes against women, which prompted Epstein to push back.
“No, I have always believed that women will, in fact, be able to hold power,” he said. “I am a firm believer and supporter of Time’s Up.”
The Times Up movement began amid a mountain of sexual assault allegations that were leveled against prominent men following reports the new York Times And the new Yorker About sex crimes committed by filmmaker Harvey Weinstein. He is now serving a 23-year sentence for rape and sexual abuse.
Times Up’s board resigned last month after it was revealed that the group’s leaders had advised then-New York Governor Andrew Cuomo before resigning following multiple allegations of sexual harassment.
demons The documentary looks at the relationship of the elite around the world with Epstein, based on an hour-long conversation with Epstein. The project is co-produced by Mr. Bannon, New York Post informed of.
Epstein also spoke about the effects of solitary confinement on prisoners in his conversation with Mr. Bannon.
“The biggest danger for people in solitary confinement is that they try to kill themselves,” he said. “Imagine that. You’re only in a room for 24 hours, you start going crazy.”
While Epstein was imprisoned, the 66-year-old was able to spend as maximum 12 hours a day With other people in long meetings with their lawyers.
While Epstein was not on suicide watch, two guards in prison later agreed to do community service to avoid prosecution for trying to hide his failure to check in on Epstein in a timely manner.
Epstein’s previous partner, British socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, has been jailed without bail as she awaits trial on charges that she recruited young girls who later sexually abused Epstein. He has strongly denied any wrongdoing.
The House Select Committee investigating the January 6 Capitol riots voted on Tuesday to hold Mr Bannon in contempt after he told Congress about a siege by Trump supporters trying to stop him from authenticating the president. I did not comply with a subpoena from the committee to provide testimony and documents. Joe Biden’s election victory. The full House of Representatives will vote on Thursday to decide whether they will recommend criminal contempt of Congress charges against Mr. Bannon, according to House Democratic Caucus vice-chair Pete Aguilar.
“Last night on January 6, led by Committee Chairman Benny Thompson, we reported to the entire House a contempt recommendation that we will vote tomorrow,” Mr. Aguilar told reporters on Wednesday. “The next step is to have a full House vote to allow the speaker to certify the criminal contempt referral to the U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, and we solemnly ask the U.S. Attorney to honor our duty and pursue this matter.” hope to bring before a grand jury.”
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