WATCH: AG Barr raises questions about Jeffrey Epstein’s death
I’m not here to spread conspiracy theories. Sure, the Epstein suicide has sparked 1,000 and 1 theories… and I won’t latch on to ANY of them unless there’s actual evidence for it.
For now, all we can say is that someone wasn’t doing their job particularly well. This man should have been under very strict surveillance, and somewhere along the line, someone failed.
Former Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, however, seems to think ‘something’s not adding up’ in the story we’ve been told about what happened over the weekend. He’s now calling for “full transparency” on what happened, exactly.
According to Fox News:
Speaking on “Fox & Friends,” Whitaker stressed that notorious Mexican drug lord Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzman was held at the same facility, but Epstein was reportedly not monitored closely enough to prevent his suicide.
“I was surprised to see they could hold [El Chapo] safely without incident and then have one alleged failed attempt at suicide [by Epstein] and now a successful attempt. … The questions surrounding this, something doesn’t add up and we need full transparency and we need the answers on this,” he said, questioning how Epstein could have been left alone after a previous incident just weeks ago where he reportedly attempted suicide.
That’s what I mean. Somewhere along the lines, someone majorly failed.
Correctional officers at the prison housing Epstein didn’t check in on him for hours leading up to his apparent suicide on Saturday after his cellmate was transferred for reasons that were not immediately clear.
Epstein, 66, was found unconscious in his cell at the Metropolitan Correctional Center, and later pronounced dead — raising questions about how the wealthy financier, imprisoned on sex trafficking charges, could have been able to kill himself while in a high-security facility just two weeks after being placed on suicide watch.
It’s definitely suspect.
For “several hours” leading up to his death, correctional officers hadn’t checked in with Epstein — despite being required to visit him every 30 minutes, a person familiar with the situation told Fox News.
So was this just lax work? Or is there something more sinister at play?