Report: Bill Clinton Flew on Disgraced Donor’s Jet 26 Times
Donald Trump has made ex-president's personal life a campaign issue
Former President Bill Clinton took more flights aboard a jet belonging to a registered sex offender than previously thought, according to a FoxNews.com analysis of flight logs.
The logs showed Clinton took at least 26 flights, not 11 as first believed, aboard financier Jeffrey Epstein’s Boeing 727 jet between 2001 and 2003, the first two years he was out of office. The former president took at least five of those flights without his Secret Service detail, FoxNews.com reported.
Epstein spent 13 months in prison and home detention for charges related to soliciting minors for sex. The wealthy money manager, whose private plane was dubbed the “Lolita Express,” has ties to Democratic politicians, celebrities and other prominent figures.
It’s unclear whether the disclosure could find its way into the presidential campaign. The presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump has not been shy about using the former president’s personal life against his wife, the Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton.
“She’s been the total enabler,” Donald Trump declared of Hillary Clinton at a recent rally in Oregon.
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“Hey, look, [Bill Clinton] was the biggest abuser of women, as a politician, in the history of our country,” Trump told Chris Cuomo on CNN’s New Day recently. “He was impeached.”
The flight logs show the former president flying on Epstein’s plane to destinations such as Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, China, Brunei, London, New York, the Azores, Belgium, Norway, Russia and Africa, FoxNews.com reported.
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