On Saturday, Georgetown Law professor and former federal prosecutor Paul Butler discussed the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking case with MSNBC’s Joy Reid, and the conversation turned to Harvard Law professor Alan Dershowitz’s increasingly furious battle with David Boies, a prominent lawyer representing some of Epstein’s alleged victims. Dershowitz has been accused by one of the women of also abusing her at one of Epstein’s parties, a claim he categorically denies.
“I’ve had sex with one woman since the day I met Jeffrey Epstein,” said Dershowitz in a Fox News clip Reid played for her viewers. “I challenge David Boies to say under oath that he’s only had sex with one woman during that same period of time, he couldn’t do it. So he has an enormous amount of chutzpah to attack me and to challenge my perfect, perfect sex life during the relevant period of time.”
“He also admits in this interview that he had famous Jeffrey Epstein massages but he kept his underwear on. Your thoughts?” said Reid.
“Alan Dershowitz was my criminal law professor, and this is not a good look for him. He’s sounding kind of desperate,” said Butler. “We know that all of this material, this evidence, is going to come out shortly, and he seems to be concerned about what it has to say about him.”
“Who also needs to be very concerned, Joy, is the president of the United States,” added Butler. “In 2010, Epstein gave a deposition in which he was asked, ‘are you aware of any contacts between you and Donald Trump with girls under the age of 18?’ Epstein said, ‘I’d like to answer that question but I can’t.’ He asserted the Fifth.”
“Now he’s going to have strong incentive to actually answer that question, to try to make some kind of deal to prevent him from going to prison for the rest of his life,” continued Butler. “Now, I don’t know if prosecutors would take that deal, but if he’s got any incriminating information on Donald Trump, it’s going to be a powerful incentive to give Trump up.”
Ex-Tea Party lawmaker perfectly nails why Trump is going down in 2020
On Saturday, former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) tweeted the simple reason he believes President Donald Trump will lose his bid for re-election in 2020:
Trump will lose in 2020 because the vast majority of America is tired of him. Tired of his bullshit. Tired of his drama. Just plain tired of him.
— Joe Walsh (@WalshFreedom) August 17, 2019
Illinois woman out of a job after calling for a return to slavery in this incredibly racist video
According to a report from the Riverfront Times, an Illinois woman seen in a video using ugly racial slurs and calling for a return to slavery is now out of a job over her comments.
The reports states that the two women seen in the video, identified as Macy Castleman and Jayde Landers, claim it was recorded it three years ago but it just came to light again after Gabbi Goldsborough posted it to Facebook with the warning: "I love how people sit around & act like racism isn’t still a thing. macy castleman and jayde landers u have a lot of explaining to do."
Epstein hired multiple lawyers to meet with him to avoid being kept in cell before his death: report
On Saturday, The New York Times published an account of the final days of high-powered wealth manager Jeffrey Epstein, who was found dead of apparent suicide in New York's Metropolitan Correctional Center while facing trial for child sex trafficking.
One of the key new revelations from the report is that Epstein despised his cell, which was "cramped, dank and infested with vermin" — so he used his vast wealth to exploit a legal loophole in the prison system that would let him spend most of his time outside of it: hire a bunch of lawyers to come and talk to him for hours and hours so he could get a private room to himself.