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Florida AG Pam Bondi Has Job Under Trump

Florida AG Pam Bondi Has Job Under Trump

On Thursday, Bloomberg's Jennifer Jacobs reported that Bondi would take a job with the Trump White House, though no particular position was mentioned in the story.

Bondi has variously been rumored to be Trump's next attorney general, drug czar or White House counsel, none of which has materialized.

Bondi actively campaigned for Trump throughout Florida during the 2016 presidential election and addressed the 2016 Republican National Committee Convention in Cleveland.

The IRS found Trump to be in violation of tax laws for his donation to Bondi.

"I am member of the Trump transition team". He is committed to backing up the great men and women standing behind me, and we talk about that very frequently. "He is committed to fighting human trafficking in this country". "So whether I'm there or here as Attorney General, where I'm very happy being, by the way, I plan on staying involved in that".




Although Bondi is widely considered to be quite close to the Trump team, her appointment would nearly certainly raise controversy due to her association with the scandals embroiling the Trump Foundation.

When a reporter asked if she had a replacement in mind if she were to leave Tallahassee for Washington, Bondi joked, " You already have me replaced?"

Pam Bondi's failure to pursue full blown investigations of complaints against repeat foreclosure fraud offenders like JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. and the foreclosure mill law firm Marshall C. Watson, P.A. (n/k/a Choice Legal, P.A.) goes way beyond negligence.

Bondi came under scrutiny a year ago over a $25,000 campaign contribution she received from Trump in 2013. Trump officials said the incident was an "honest mistake" and later paid a 10 percent fine for the violation.

Bondi's office had no comment on whether she was being considered for an unspecified new job in the administration. She decided not to investigate, prompting some to question whether the donation helped sway her decision.

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