In a series of tweets on Saturday night and Sunday morning, former FBI Assistant Director Frank Figliuzzi admitted that Attorney General William Barr could run interference for the president with the U.S. Attorney’s office in New York's prosecution of alleged child trafficker Jeffrey Epstein.
After linking to a report on Epstein's arrest, commenters noted the millionaire's relationship to President Donald Trump and the ex-FBI man said Barr -- as the head of the Justice Department -- could insert himself into the case but it would be highly obvious if he tried to interfere.
First writing, "Watch for the current Secretary of Labor; Watch for why this is being handled by the Public Corruption section at SDNY, " Figliuzzi, added, "Yes, AG Barr oversees the US Attorney’s Office in NY, so it’s possible he could attempt to interfere, though it would be obvious. Also, many years ago, Barr’s father hired Epstein to teach at the private Dalton school, with no college degree. So there’s that..."
You can see his series of tweets below:
Watch this one closely: Jeffrey Epstein Arrested For Sex Trafficking of Minors: Sources #Epstein #acosta https://t.co/6ViUZd2d81— Frank Figliuzzi (@Frank Figliuzzi) 1562459705.0
@MuellerRepTweet Watch for the current Secretary of Labor; Watch for why this is being handled by the Public Corruption section at SDNY...— Frank Figliuzzi (@Frank Figliuzzi) 1562460349.0
@FrankFigliuzzi1 @MuellerRepTweet Frank, can Barr interfere? Some dramatic implications here to unfold.— LTS📢 Biden Harris (@LTS📢 Biden Harris) 1562467074.0
@LisaToddSutton @MuellerRepTweet Yes, AG Barr oversees the US Attorney’s Office in NY, so it’s possible he could at… https://t.co/gBJScagHeB— Frank Figliuzzi (@Frank Figliuzzi) 1562472725.0
“I’ve known Jeff for 15 years. Terrific guy.He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful w… https://t.co/VRAx6UzmKk— Frank Figliuzzi (@Frank Figliuzzi) 1562513219.0