“This is a good start, but it’s not the end. Jeffrey Epstein should still be in a padded cell and under constant surveillance, but the justice system has failed Epstein’s victims at every turn.”

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse, the Chairman of the Senate Judiciary Oversight Subcommittee who called for “heads to roll” in the wake of Jeffrey Epstein’s suicide, issued the following statement after Attorney General Bill Barr removed Hugh Hurwitz from his position as Acting Head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons.

“This is a good start, but it’s not the end,” said Sasse. “Jeffrey Epstein should still be in a padded cell and under constant surveillance, but the justice system has failed Epstein’s victims at every turn. The case against this international child sex trafficking ring can’t die with Epstein. Attorney General Barr did the right thing by removing the head of the Federal Bureau of Prisons and he ought to make every effort to prosecute every one of Epstein’s co-conspirators to the fullest extent of the law.”