When Donald Trump left office, he unleashed a series of pardons for notable names like Lil Wayne and Kodak Black. One name he also considered was Ghislaine Maxwell, in whom Trump is said to have developed a “sudden interest.”
Newsweek details the revelation in the new book, Landslide: The Final Days of the Trump Presidency, written by Michael Wolff, which details that Trump was concerned about being mentioned in Juan Epstein’s sex trafficking ring.
“An ‘oh shit’ moment involved her [Trump’s] Sudden interest in Ghislaine Maxwell, Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend who is now facing years in prison on charges of her role in the Epstein sex abuse scandal, ”an excerpt details.
They detailed that Trump was concerned if they would include him and detailed that he thought the power of forgiveness would remove any worries from his life.
Jeffrey Epstein’s former partner, Ghislaine Maxwell, was arrested last July. His charges and arrest come a year after Epstein’s arrest. The Southern District of New York continued to investigate Epstein’s associates after his suicide at the Metropolitan Correctional Center in lower Manhattan.