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A Prediction from Years Ago: Bill Clinton Would Have ‘Problems’ Due to His Relationship with Epstein

Before he became president, Trump suggested that potential issues might one day arise

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In the wake of convicted pedophile Jeffrey Epstein’s reported and mysterious passing, many people are speculating as to whether or not there was foul play, particularly given the numerous powerful people who had longstanding relationships with Epstein over the years — including former President Bill Clinton.

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While President Donald Trump also had a relationship with the late Epstein, Trump himself made a curious prediction about Bill Clinton during an interview back in 2015.

During an onstage interview at the annual Conservative Political Action Committee Conference in Washington, D.C., that year, Fox News host Sean Hannity asked the future president for his thoughts about Bill Clinton.

“Nice guy,” Trump said — then went in a completely different direction.

He’s “got a lot of problems coming up, in my opinion, with the famous island with Jeffrey Epstein.”

” A lot of problems.”

Trump has downplayed former associations with Epstein, saying the two fell out some 15 years ago.

Why would Trump bring up Epstein four years ago in regard to Clinton?

What might the president know that we don’t?

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Here’s what we do know: Bill Clinton traveled on Epstein’s private plane, dubbed the “Lolita Express,” more times than he admitted, according to flight records.

In a statement released in July, a Clinton spokesman said the former president knew nothing about Epstein’s “terrible crimes.”

“He’s not spoken to Epstein in well over a decade, and he has never been to Little St. James Island, Epstein’s ranch in New Mexico, or his residence in Florida,” the spokesperson also said in the statement.

But the Washington Examiner reported last month, “The two trips not acknowledged by Clinton were from Miami, Florida, to Westchester, New York, in early February 2002, which appears to be the first time that Clinton joined Epstein, and a trip in Asia.”

“One May 2002 Asian trip, without Secret Service agents, included stops in Japan, Hong Kong, China, Thailand, and Brunei,” the Examiner noted. “The other, in November 2003, with Secret Service agents, included stops in Norway, Siberia, Hong Kong, and China.”

That’s a lot of trips, and to a curious host of places.

Bill Clinton traveled on Epstein’s private plane more times than he admitted, according to flight records.

Trump has said of his past association with Epstein, “I knew him like everybody in Palm Beach knew him. He was a fixture in Palm Beach. I don’t think I have spoken to him in 15 years.”

Did Bill Clinton have a more extensive relationship with Jeffrey Epstein than he’s admitting?

And what did Donald Trump know in 2015 that he felt so comfortable teasing to Sean Hannity? What might we find out next?

This piece originally appeared in The Political Insider and is used by permission.

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