February 25, 2024

Mark Epstein, the brother of deceased serial sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, accused former U.S. Attorney General Bill Barr of covering up his brother’s death on Tuesday.

During an appearance on NewsNation’s On Balance with Leland Vittert, Epstein criticized Barr for announcing in August 2019 that his brother had died “from an apparent suicide” when it “wasn’t really his position to do that,” and claimed the investigation into his death had not been properly conducted.

Epstein pushed back against Barr’s narrative that his brother’s death was the result of “a perfect storm of screw-ups,” telling NewsNation to anchor Leland Vittert, “Yes, there were screw-ups, but that doesn’t mean that my brother was, you know, committed suicide because of screw-ups. There’s a lot of reasons, there are a number of reasons why he would not commit suicide then.”

He told Vittert that while his brother had revealed “he had dirt on the then-presidential candidates,” former President Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, “he didn’t tell me what that dirt was, and I don’t know.”

Epstein insisted, “I wasn’t involved with his day-to-day life so I don’t know what he knows, but to go back to your initial question, why? I mean, you’d have to ask Bill Barr. If he was covering this up, which it appears to be, who was he covering it up for? Who was Bill Barr protecting?”

Watch above via NewsNation.

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