DONALD Trump and Jeffrey Epstein were once the only male guests at a party with 28 “calendar girls’, the event’s planner has claimed.
Billionaire financier Epstein, accused of abusing girls as young as 14, this week pleaded not guilty to sex trafficking charges.
A Florida event planner claims that Trump and Epstein were the only male guests at a party with 28 models. Epstein pictured with Donald and Melania and then-girlfriend Ghislaine Maxwell[/caption]
US President Trump has distanced himself from his former friend who he once called “a terrific guy.”
On Monday, businessman George Houraney claimed he once organised a party at the brash New Yorker’s Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida.
Mr Houraney, whose firm American Dream Enterprise helped host events at Trump’s casinos, claims that 28 girls, all contestants from a “calendar girl” competition, were flown into the resort in 1992.
He told The New York Times: “I arranged to have some contestants fly in. At the very first party, I said, ‘Who’s coming tonight? I have 28 girls coming.’ It was him and Epstein.”
I said, ‘Who’s coming tonight? I have 28 girls coming.’ It was him and Epstein
“I said, ‘Donald, this is supposed to be a party with V.I.P.s. You’re telling me it’s you and Epstein?’”
Mr Houraney, who accused Mr Trump of inappropriate behaviour toward his girlfriend shortly before the 2016 election, said he warned the property mogul about Epstein.
He added that he “pretty much had to ban Jeff from my events — Trump didn’t care about that.”
Trump’s relationship with the convicted paedophile became toxic after a failed business deal, it has been reported.
Trump has distanced himself from his former friend after the banker was accused of child sex trafficking[/caption]
Jeffrey Epstein is accused of paying underage girls for massages and then molesting them[/caption]
Epstein was known to have friends in high places including the Clintons and Prince Andrew.
However, in light of his arrest by the FBI last week, President Trump said he “was not a fan” of the controversial banker.
He told White House reporters yesterday that he “knew him like everybody in Palm Beach knew him.
The Republican added: “I had a falling out with him. I haven’t spoken to him in 15 years. I was not a fan of his, that I can tell you.”
But in 2002, the US leader spoke effusively about Epstein and even noted his liking for “younger” women.
He said: “I’ve known Jeff for 15 years. Terrific guy.
“He’s a lot of fun to be with. It is even said that he likes beautiful women as much as I do, and many of them are on the younger side.”
The exact details of Trump’s falling out with Epstein are not known.
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However, the child abuser has reportedly played up his former relationship with the Republican since The Donald sensationally won the 2016 election.
The Times reports that Epstein has claimed to friends that he was the one who introduced Trump to his current wife Melania.
Yet, the Slovenian-born model has repeatedly said that the charismatic businessman asked for her phone number at a NY Fashion Week party at the city’s Kit Kat Club in 1998.
Epstein going for a stroll with Prince Andrew in New York[/caption]
The door to Epstein’s Manhattan mansion was smashed during the police raid[/caption]
Accusers Michelle Licata and Courtney Wild at Epstein’s latest hearing[/caption]
Aerial shots show Epstein’s Palm Beach home, where the billionaire is thought to have brought some of his victims[/caption]
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