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Pam Bondi Says She Didn't Return Trump's Donation Because Then It'd Have Looked Like A Bribe

Florida's embattled Attorney-General seems to have things assbackwards.
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Pam Bondi thought it'd look bad if she returned the money. Maybe she ought to have considered that before accepting Trump's bribe $25,000. Bondi defended soliciting the money from Trump for her re-election in 2014, a race she won easily and had nearly 4x the money as her democratic opponent.

Source: CBS Miami

TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi is defending her decision to accept a $25,000 donation from Donald Trump.

This as her office was fielding complaints of fraud at Trump University which reportedly was meant to teach people how to profit from real estate.

For the first time Tuesday, Bondi directly answered questions about the 2013 donation from Trump’s family foundation.

She said she has no regrets about accepting the money from Trump and repeated that her office did nothing improper. Bondi also said it would have looked like a “bribe” if she had chosen to return the money once questions arose.

Bondi personally asked Trump for money and got a $25,000 check for her political organization.

More here at the Tampa Bay Times.


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