Pam Bondi, Ex-Florida AG Once Accused Of Corruption, Condemns Corruption At RNC
Written by Huffingtonpost on August 25, 2020
Former Florida Lawyer Basic Pam Bondi condemned corruption in her remarks for the Republican Nationwide Conference Tuesday evening ― within the course of reminding many viewers of the high-profile accusations of corruption which were leveled towards her.
Bondi, who served as a member of President Donald Trump’s impeachment protection staff, stated in her speech that she “fought corruption” throughout her time as a “profession prosecutor” and as Florida’s AG.
Bondi herself, nonetheless, has been scrutinized for probably corrupt conduct.
In 2013, the Trump Basis made a $25,000 contribution to a political group that was serving to to fund Bondi’s re-election marketing campaign. That very same 12 months, New York’s lawyer basic filed a lawsuit towards the now-defunct Trump College over college students’ claims that the establishment had deceived them.
Bondi, who was then Florida’s lawyer basic, confronted allegations of “pay-to-play” after experiences confirmed that her workplace selected to not pursue investigations into comparable accusations towards Trump College in her state. (She and Trump have each denied any wrongdoing.)
“I fought corruption and I do know what it seems to be like, whether or not it’s accomplished by folks carrying pinstripe fits or orange jumpsuits,” Bondi stated Tuesday evening, earlier than accusing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden of corruption and nepotism.
“Whenever you take a look at [Biden’s] 47-year profession in politics, the individuals who benefited are his relations, not the American folks,” she stated.
Bondi went on to criticize Biden’s son Hunter, citing a sequence of baseless allegations about him and his work in Ukraine.
She didn’t point out that Trump was impeached by the Home for urgent Ukraine to analyze these claims in regards to the Bidens.
Bondi additionally didn’t point out that Trump himself has been closely scrutinized over this very situation.
On the RNC this week, all of Trump’s grownup kids — Donald Trump Jr., Ivanka Trump, Eric Trump and Tiffany Trump — are slated to talk as his surrogates.
Tiffany Trump spoke instantly after Bondi on Tuesday.
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