'THE ONLY OPTION': Florida newspaper calls for federal investigation into Trump Foundation donation

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    Sep 09, 2016 3:53 PM GMT
    http://www.businessinsider.com/florida-newspaper-federal-investigation-trump-foundation-2016-9Questions over the Trump Foundation's illegal contribution to a political group tied to Florida's attorney general do not appear to be going away.

    The Tampa Bay Times is urging the US government to investigate potential connections between Donald Trump's charity and Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

    "Since Florida prosecutors will not touch this mess, the Justice Department is the only option," the newspaper's editorial board wrote on Thursday.

    "The appearance of something more than a coincidence is too serious and the unresolved questions are too numerous to accept blanket denials by Bondi and Trump without more digging and an independent review," the board wrote...

    The Tampa Bay Times called into question the timing of Bondi's decision not to pursue any further investigation into the matter, saying it "simply does not look right...

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    Sep 09, 2016 7:16 PM GMT
    I think the only way to address this issue definitively is to have an investigation. Since the Repubes love investigations, there should be one here. The facts as they exist are screaming for it.