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To: Nuc 1.1

The Hill article is from August 2019 and doesn’t relate to any case against Ghislaine Maxwell.

two important pieces that need to be kept in view and spread widely. first by veteran Wash Times reporter, Rowan Scarborough:

10 Dec 2017: Washington Times: Fusion GPS tried to tie Trump to Clinton’s pedophile pal Epstein as part of smear campaign
By Rowan Scarborough
Journalist sources told The Washington Times that Fusion founder Glenn Simpson pushed the idea of a close relationship between Mr. Trump and Jeffrey Epstein, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to soliciting sex from an underage girl...

Ken Silverstein, the reporter who ultimately wrote an Epstein-Trump report, confirmed to The Times that Fusion had sourced the story. Mr. Silverstein, founder and editor of who wrote the story for, defended Mr. Simpson as a solid source of information that must first be confirmed.
For years, Fusion GPS has been an influential hidden hand in Washington, with entree into the city’s most powerful news bureaus.

Ironically, it appears The Times was the first to out Fusion on Jan. 11 as the source of the scandalous dossier that BuzzFeed posted the previous day...
“The New York Times, I know they work with Fusion,” said Mr. Silverstein, an investigative reporter who skewers the left and right. “Fusion works with a lot of big media organizations. That would give them influence in Washington.”...

Mr. Silverstein, who wrote the Vice.Com story, was asked by The Washington Times if Fusion pushed the Epstein-Trump story.
“Since you asked, yes, ***they helped me with that,” Mr. Silverstein said. “But as you can see, I could not make a strong case for Trump being super close to Epstein, so they could hardly have been thrilled with that story.

***[In my humble opinion], that was the best story written about Trump’s ties to Epstein, but I failed to nail him. Trump’s ties were mild compared to Bill Clinton‘s...
“I said Fusion could not have been happy with the Epstein story,” he added. “What I mean is that I never proved a really sleazy connection, so frankly I was disappointed too, I thought there was more (and still wonder)...

***the Vice story Fusion GPS helped Silverstein with (keep that in mind as you read it):

29 Jan 2016: Vice: The Salacious Ammo Even Donald Trump Won’t Use in a Fight Against Hillary Clinton
Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who went to prison for soliciting sex from underage girls, once had ties to Bill Clinton. But Trump has good reason to avoid bringing them up, no matter how contentious a campaign battle may get.
by Ken Silverstein

65 posted on 07/03/2020 5:58:38 AM PDT by MAGAthon (h)
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To: MAGAthon

oops, thought this was an old article posted July 2020. my mistake.

66 posted on 07/03/2020 6:00:37 AM PDT by MAGAthon (h)
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