When asked if he thought Maxwell would turn in ‘powerful men’ by a reporter Trump claimed that he hadn’t been following the story “too much” and added: “I just wish her well frankly. I’ve met her numerous times over the years, especially since I lived in Palm Beach but I wish her well.”
This quote from Trump was widely shared on Wednesday after Maxwell was found guilty.
Thinking about this in light of the Ghislaine Maxwell verdict
Trump was also asked about Maxwell during an interview with Jonathan Swan of Axios in August 2020 where he said: “Yeah, I wish her well. I’d wish you well. I’d wish a lot of people well. Good luck. Let them prove somebody was guilty.”
Trump has so far remained silent on the verdict and instead spent Wednesday publishing statements attacking the congressional investigation of the 6 January riot at the US Capitol and criticising Joe Biden.
False. The @January6thCmte hasn’t dropped requests for any necessary records. In fact, we’re actively litigating… https://t.co/8FzOg7asvb