The year-long game of where in the world is Ghislaine Maxwell has finally come to an end. She has been arrested and indicted. If you have the stomach for it, read the indictment here. Ms. Maxwell is charged, amongst other things, with procuring underage girls for the sexual satisfaction of Jeff Epstein. The same Jeff Epstein pictured with Donald Trump above and the same Jeff Epstein depicted in videos partying with Donald Trump while joking about the women involved.
It should be noted that it appears that Ms. Maxwell is also in that video behind Trump and Epstein. The same Epstein about which Trump once chilling said:
“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 women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side. No doubt about it — Jeffrey enjoys his social life.”
The same Jeff Epstein who died of a supposed suicide while in a federal prison under the exclusive jurisdiction and control of the Trump Administration. And this is the same Ghislaine Maxwell that at least one victim alleges recruited from Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.
The arrest and indictment of Maxwell was made by the United States Attorneys Office for the Southern District of New York. The indictment is signed by Audrey Strauss, the Acting United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. She replaced Geoffrey Berman after Trump/Barr fired Berman.
You may recall that Barr first falsely tried to claim that Berman resigned the position and that Berman would be replaced by Jim Clayton, the head of the SEC. Clayton is a crony and golf buddy of Trump’s. He has also never prosecuted a criminal case in his entire life, not so much as a traffic ticket. So that’s who they were trying to put into the position.
Unluckily for Ms. Maxwell, Strauss slipped into that open position and brought the charges forward.
Only when Berman refused to resign was Barr compelled, by law, to put Berman’s assistant, Audrey Strauss, into the position of acting United States Attorney. Otherwise Trump’s crony, Clayton, would have had the job now.
When Berman refused to resign he said it was so “our investigations will move forward without delay or interruption . . . to ensure that this Office’s important cases continue unimpeded.”
This appears to have been one of those “important cases” and isn’t interesting that Trump and Barr are trying to impede it?