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Reporter: “Do you feel that she's going to turn in powerful men?” Trump: “I wish her well”

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Strange day yesterday in the Trump presser. 142,000 Americans have died–there’s still no plan for the #TrumpVirus. Trump wishes Ghislaine Maxwell well. Trump has yet to condemn Russia for bounties on US troops.



— George Conway (@gtconway3d) July 21, 2020


— Betsy Woodruff Swan (@woodruffbets) July 21, 2020

Ghislaine Maxwell has been accused of child sex trafficking in connection with her late friend Jeffrey Epstein, a financier and convicted sex offender. The charges against her include recruiting and grooming girls as young as 14 into a circle of sexual abuse with possible connections to powerful men around the world.

President Donald Trump wishes her well.

Speaking during a White House news briefing on the coronavirus, Trump on Tuesday managed to keep on topic for much of his appearance — a contrast to his earlier news briefings that often devolved into quasi-campaign rallies. But he left the topic of the pandemic once to answer a question about Maxwell’s case.

“I’ve met her numerous times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach, and I guess they lived in Palm Beach. But I wish her well, whatever it is,” Trump said.…



— Elie Honig (@eliehonig) July 21, 2020


— Stefan Simanowitz (@StefSimanowitz) July 17, 2020


— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) July 21, 2020


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