(HorizonPost.com) – Hundreds of court filings involving the late Jeffrey Epstein were expected to be publicly released in the first week of January, and several prominent individuals, including former President Bill Clinton, were to be among those named in the documents, ABC News reported.
In December, US District Judge Loretta Preska ruled that there was no legal justification for concealing the names of more than 150 unnamed individuals mentioned in the court records.
Preska ordered the records unsealed starting on January 1, 2024.
The sealed legal documents pertain to a 2015 civil lawsuit brought by Virginia Giuffre, one of Epstein’s alleged victims.
Many of the unidentified prominent individuals named in the documents are already linked to Epstein for visiting his homes, flying on his plane, or working for him. Some of the individuals were also mentioned by name during Ghislaine Maxwell’s 2021 trial.
While Virginia Giuffre did not accuse Bill Clinton of any wrongdoing, she did claim to have met the former president on Epstein’s Caribbean island, Little St. James.
In separate lawsuits against Epstein’s estate, the personal flight logs kept by one of his pilots showed that Bill Clinton had flown on the billionaire’s jet in 2002 and 2003, mostly to international destinations like Paris, Brunei, and Bangkok. However, the flight logs did not show Clinton traveling to Epstein’s private island.
Bill Clinton reportedly appeared in over 50 redacted court filings, identified as “Doe 36,” according to ABC News, primarily in documents from Giuffre’s case. However, Clinton is also expected to appear in separate filings related to efforts by Giuffre and Ghislaine Maxwell to compel Jeffrey Epstein to answer questions.
The various “Does” were provided a preview of the documents in which their names appear before it was decided if the records would be unsealed. Clinton’s attorneys lodged no objections after reviewing the documents.
However, a spokesperson for the former president declined to comment on ABC News’ report.
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