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TomCADem

(17,461 posts)
Thu Jun 9, 2016, 03:39 AM Jun 2016

Calls grow for probe into campaign donation Trump gave to Florida AG [View all]

Source: MSN/Orlando Sentinel

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — Even as another Democratic state lawmaker called for an investigation of a campaign donation given by Donald Trump to Attorney General Pam Bondi, questions arose Wednesday about who would conduct such a probe.

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Bondi's fellow Republicans control the Legislature and are unlikely to set up an independent panel to look into the matter. Gov. Rick Scott has referred reporters' questions to the Trump campaign.

There are few other avenues to investigate Florida's top law enforcement official.

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The Trump campaign has said that his charity, the Trump Foundation, made a clerical error in giving $25,000 to And Justice for All, a Bondi political committee, on Sept. 17, 2013. That admission came after the Center for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington filed an IRS complaint against the foundation, since political donations by charities are prohibited.


Read more: http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/calls-grow-for-probe-into-campaign-donation-trump-gave-to-florida-ag/ar-AAgOOhR?ocid=iehp

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