Skip to comments.'They're terrorizing me, it's all spin'
Posted on 07/13/2019 2:44:57 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
Former prime minister and chairman of Democratic Israel Ehud Barak spoke about the problems he's facing in unifying the center-left bloc and the attacks from Blue and White in an interview on "Meet the Israeli Press" on Saturday. Barak was also asked about Haaretz's investigation, which revealed that Barak and Jeffrey Epstein, the billionaire who was recently arrested for sex-trafficking charges, had business dealings in the past.
Barak received $2.3 million from the Wexner Foundation in 2004 but said he would not disclose what he received the money for. Epstein was a trustee of the foundation when Barak received the money for unspecified consulting services.
"There's no claim against me for any offense," Barak said about his relationship with Epstein. "A serving prime minister who is neck-deep in criminal cases is trying to compare himself to me through a story about a third private person in another country who committed crimes. It's complete spin and it's important that the left doesn't fall into this trap - spin which serves the prime minister."
Regarding his business ties with the Wexner Foundation, Barak said, "I intend to be active for another 15 years and make a living from the same things. I can't allow myself to lose my capacity to earn money due to political pressures. I provide consulting services..."
Barak claimed that his political rivals were trying to probe his past and expose his business connections. "I am a consultant of a large bank in Switzerland and people are sending letters - what advice did I give and what kind of salary I received. They have no right to do this. These people decided to terrorize me - they investigated who I provided consulting services for, they're asking about me - and not only regarding the Wexner Foundation."
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Word around the campfire is he's connected to Jeffrey Epstein.
He's a biggo Derp, he is.
FYI. Leslie Wexner is Jeffery Epstein's mentor.
Who are the BLUES and who are the WHITES?
Having spent a career in this business myself, Epstein's resume throws up a lot of red flags.
He never graduated from college, taught at an NYC private girls school before becoming an options trader briefly at Bear Stearns (a fine firm BTW), and then set up his own firm in 1982.
Very strange career path for someone in the financial industry.
There's not a lot of information on this guy for a billionaire level success story.
Frankly (and this is just off the top of my head), he sounds like a front for either organized crime or the intel community.
I’m not too up on Israeli politics but Blue and White are I think a left wing political coalition - named for the colors of the Israeli flag.
Sorry I said left wing, but I think it is a combination of left/right. Wikepedia says “center/center right” but I’m not sure that is accurate either. One of the parties in the coalition was in the previous Netanyahu government. Maybe someone else can color in the affiliations.
Wikipedia: Ehud Barak
Other political affiliations:
Labor Party (until 2011)
Wexner is the perv who changed Abercrombie and Fitch over to the child porn catalogs.
Yap. Another word around the campfire is that he was set up in his position by the CIA to do and be exactly what he was. Pimp to the rich and powerful and a means to blackmail and control of the powerful elite.
A straight up derp state operation.
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