The reporter who brought down Jeffrey Epstein
The magnitude of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking operation was brought to light by Miami Herald reporter JULIE K. BROWN who got to the bottom of this explosive story.Listen 49:00
Guests: Brian Fitzpatrick, Julie K. Brown
The magnitude of Jeffrey Epstein’s sex trafficking operation was brought to light by the determination of Miami Herald reporter JULIE K. BROWN to get to the bottom of this explosive story. She received the prestigious Polk Award for her series, “Perversion of Justice” which led to Epstein’s downfall. He committed suicide while in jail in August. For years, the billionaire was hiding in plain sight, cavorting with some of the most powerful people in the world, including two U.S. Presidents, all while amassing a network of teenage girls for sex with him and his wealthy friends. Today Marty sits down with Brown to get her thoughts on the Epstein saga and what it was like reporting on one of the biggest stories of the decade. But first, Marty will talk about the President’s impeachment woes with Pennsylvania Congressman BRIAN FITZPATRICK, the only former FBI agent in the House who spent time in Kiev as part of the U.S. anti-corruption efforts in Ukraine.
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