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Everything We Know About Jeffrey Epstein’s Ties To Biden’s Science Nominee

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President Joe Biden’s pick for his top science adviser has a connection to the late convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein, causing delay in his confirmation, numerous sources reported.

Eric Lander is Biden’s pick for director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, a position that Biden elevated to a Cabinet post, Politico reported. Lander is the director of the Broad Institute of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and served eight years as a co-chair of the Presidential Council of Advisors on Science and Technology during the Obama administration.