Barr Worked at the Law Firm which Represented Epstein in 2008 AG William Barr I'm recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm that I subsequently joined for a period of time pictwittercomhdwqgOlrWD - The Hill @thehill July 8 2019 In 2009 Barr joined the law firm Kirkland & Ellis the same law firm that represented Jeffrey Ep- stein in 2008 which ended in a no-prosecution During Barr's confirmation hearing in January when Nebraska Senator Ben Sasse asked Barr whether he would conduct a full and thorough in- vestigation into the Justice Department's handling of Epstein's case Barr responded Senator I have to recuse myself from Kirkland & Ellis matters I am told And I think Kirkland & Ellis was may be involved in that case so I need to sort out exactly what my role can be I will say that if I'm confirmed I'll make sure your questions are answered on this case On July 8 Barr made his final comments on the matter and said I am recused from that matter because one of the law firms that represented Epstein long ago was a firm I subsequently joined for a period of time Back in 2007 Epstein pleaded guilty to a state charge of soliciting sex and prostitution with an underaged girl was sentenced to to 13 months incarceration but spent a bulk of that time on work release or in the jail's private wing The deal was made between Acosta who previously worked at Kirkland & Ellis and was the Mia- mi US attorney at the time and Kirkland & Ellis senior partner Jay Lefkowitz along with col- leagues Kenneth Starr Gerald Lefcourt and Alan Dershowitz Court records show Kirkland & El- lis continued to represented Epstein through 2011 while Barr worked at the firm Meme

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