By Evan Bleier / March 8, 2019

Report: Trump Watched Super Bowl With Founder of Spa Where Kraft Was Busted

Li Yang started the chain of which the Orchids of Asia Day Spa is a member.

FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 07:  (L-R) Donald Trump and owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft stand on the sidelines before the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on January 7, 2007 in Foxboro, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
FOXBORO, MA - JANUARY 07: (L-R) Donald Trump and owner of the New England Patriots Robert Kraft stand on the sidelines before the AFC Wild Card Playoff Game against the New York Jets at Gillette Stadium on January 7, 2007 in Foxboro, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

In a new story, the Miami Herald has revealed President Trump watched the Patriots play in the Super Bowl with the founder of the spa chain where New England owner Robert Kraft was busted for solicitation.

According to the piece, Li Yang, who emigrated from China, started a chain of spas in South Florida which are known to have a reputation for seedy activities. One of those was the Orchids of Asia Day Spa, which Kraft visited.

From the piece: “Yang says she had long since sold Orchids of Asia Day Spa, the massage parlor where authorities say they caught Kraft on camera paying for oral sex the morning of the Jan. 20 AFC Championship game — his second visit in 24 hours. (Kraft has denied breaking the law.) Yang, who goes by Cindy, was not charged in the multi-agency anti-human trafficking operation last month that shut down 10 Asian day spas in Florida, none of which are registered to her or her family. In a brief phone interview, Yang said she and her family have never broken the law, but did not answer questions about whether she knew of the allegations that therapists in her spas were offering sex.”

The article includes photos of Yang snapping a selfie with Trump at his Super Bowl LIII Mar-a-Lago watch party and also notes her Facebook is littered with photos of her with Trump’s sons, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, Sen. Rick Scott, and former VP candidate Sarah Palin.

Other than their billionaire status and fondness for playing golf together, Trump and Kraft are also linked by the lawyer the latter hired to represent him, Jack Goldberger.

Goldberger previously defended Palm Beach multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein against charges of trafficking underage girls for sex.

In June of 2016, a woman filed a lawsuit claiming that she was raped by the then-presidential candidate at a party at Epstein’s Manhattan mansion in 1994 when she was 13 years old. Trump and Epstein both deny it happened.

Also, after becoming president, Trump nominated former Miami federal prosecutor Alexander Acosta as U.S. secretary of labor. Acosta was the prosecutor who handled the Epstein and worked out a “sweetheart deal” for him with Goldberger.

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