CAFE Insider 07/15: U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein

Show Notes

The latest episode of the CAFE Insider podcast, “U.S. v. Jeffrey Epstein” is now available. Preet and Anne had much to make sense of, including:

  • The resignation of Labor Secretary Alex Acosta
  • The latest on the Epstein case, including bail arguments
  • Reasons for delaying Robert Mueller’s congressional testimony
  • Trump’s tweets targeting democratic congresswomen
  • The administration’s announcement on the 2020 Census


  • “Chairmen Nadler and Schiff Announce Special Counsel Mueller to Testify July 24,” Joint Statement, 7/12/19
  • “House Democrats Postpone Mueller Testimony by One Week,” New York Times, 7/12/19
  • “Justice Dept. Tells Mueller Deputies Not to Testify, Scrambling an Agreement,” New York Times, 7/9/19


  • Trump’s July 14th tweet and July 15th tweet targeting Democratic congresswomen
  • “Trump rejects criticism that his weekend tweet about four minority lawmakers was racist, says they ‘hate our country,’” Washington Post, 7/15/19


  • Alex Acosta’s resignation letter
  • “Remarks by President Trump Before Marine One Departure,” White House, 7/12/19
  • “Labor Secretary Acosta News Conference,” C-SPAN, 7/10/19
  • Former Palm Beach State Attorney Barry Krischer’s statement in response to Acosta’s press conference


  • United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, the government’s bail memorandum
  • United States v. Jeffrey Epstein, the defense’s bail memorandum 
  • Dual and successive prosecution policy (“petite policy”), Justice Manual, 9-2.031 
  • Equal Protection, Legal Information Institute  
  • “To Avoid Jail Before Trial, Epstein Offers Up His Mansion and Jet for Bail,” New York Times, 7/11/19
  • “Epstein Paid $350,000 to Possible Witnesses Against Him, Prosecutors Say,” New York Times, 7/12/19
  • “Jeffrey Epstein Is Indicted on Sex Charges as Discovery of Nude Photos Is Disclosed,” New York Times, 7/8/19
  •  “Jeffrey Epstein’s Sick Story Played Out for Years in Plain Sight,” Daily Beast, 7/9/19


  • “President Trump Remarks on Census Citizenship Question,” C-SPAN, 7/11/19
  • The Supreme Court decision in Department of Commerce et al. v New York et al. (2019)
  • SDNY Judge Jesse Furman’s opinion in the case, State of New York v. United States Department of Commerce (2019)
  • “How Trump can mitigate the damage of folding on the census,” Washington Post, 7/13/19
  • “Trump Says He Will Seek Citizenship Information From Existing Federal Records, Not the Census,” New York Times, 7/11/19