Judge Bruce Reinhart, the magistrate judge who signed off on the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) warrant to raid Mar-a-Lago Monday night, had represented multiple employees of Jeffrey Epstein.
Reinhart was made a magistrate judge in 2018, according to The New York Post. Before this, he spent 10 years in private practice where he represented Epstein’s pilots; his scheduler, Sarah Kellen; and Nadia Marcinkova, who Epstein once reportedly described as his “Yugoslavian sex slave,” The Miami Herald reported.
Kellen and Marcinkova were among Epstein’s lieutenants who were granted immunity following the 2007 deal which allowed Epstein to plead guilty to state charges — rather than federal ones, allowing him to continue his crimes for over a decade more.
Reinhart resigned from the US Attorney’s office on New Year’s Day 2008 and the day after, he went to represent the Epstein employees.
The judge was also named in a civil lawsuit accusing him of violating Department of Justice (DOJ) policies related to switching sides in a case during the investigation — thus giving him insider information. Something he later denied
A 2013 court filing, however, contradicted Reinhart’s denial saying that it had non-public, confidential information on the Epstein investigation.
Reinhart’s connection to the Epstein investigation — and his prior defense of employees who worked for the dead pedophile — is coincidental at the very least and sheds light on how close-knit the elite are with each other.
The warrant for the FBI raid has become increasingly important to those concerned that the Justice Department is being politicized, to go after a potential political opponent.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) tweeted on Tuesday that the public needed to see the warrant, to determine the reasoning behind the raid and provide much-needed transparency to a DOJ that is quickly losing the trust and confidence of the American public.
“To the AG & FBI Dir: RELEASE THE WARRANT NOW. The American people deserve to see it. NOW,” the Texas Republican stated.
“And, as even Cuomo acknowledges, ‘it MUST be more than a search for inconsequential archives,’ or it will be obvious that this is nothing more than a blatant political persecution.”
Even disgraced former Governor of New York Andrew Cuomo (D), who resigned from office following sexual misconduct accusations, tweeted about the raid on Trump’s estate, claiming it could be dangerous to the credibility of the justice system.
“DOJ must immediately explain the reason for its raid & it must be more than a search for inconsequential archives or it will be viewed as a political tactic and undermine any future credible investigation & legitimacy of January 6 investigations,” Cuomo said.
With all eyes on Biden’s DOJ, following the raid on Trump’s estate, having an understanding as to the reasoning behind the warrant– and the man who signed off on it — is essential in parsing together whether or not there is an organized effort to undermine a potential Trump run for president in 2024.
It would also reveal if the FBI had any actual evidence to support such an unprecedented action against a former — and possibly future — leader of the free world. Or at least, free for those who support far-left politics until the November midterm elections arrive.
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