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Trump Caught Bribing Flordia AG with Charity funds and Doctoring the Books to Cover it Up

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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:26 AM
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a $25,000 gift from the Donald J. Trump Foundation [to a political committee backing Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi], was made in 2013.

At the time, Attorney General Pam Bondi was considering whether to investigate fraud allegations against Trump University.

She decided not to pursue the case.

as a registered nonprofit, the Trump Foundation was not allowed to make political donations.

In that year's tax filings, The Post reported, the Trump Foundation did not notify the IRS of this political donation.

Instead, Trump's foundation listed a donation — also for $25,000 — to a Kansas charity with a name similar to that of Bondi's political group.

In fact, Trump's foundation had not given the Kansas group any money.

The prohibited gift was, in effect, replaced with an innocent-sounding but nonexistent donation.



Trump pays IRS a penalty for his foundation violating rules with gift to aid Florida attorney general

Follow that?

The Florida AG, Pam Bondi, was in the middle of a re-election campaign..

Considering filing fraud charges against Trump University..

Trump writes a check to her Political PAC "AND Justice for all"...but writes the check from the Trump Foundation Charity..
And then records it on the books and tax filings as a donation to a Kansas Charity "Justice For All"..
When the Kansas Charity has never seen a dime of Trump Donations personal or otherwise...

These are the FACTS...Documented and admitted to...

Trump has admitted the "inaccuracy" and "error" in the books and paid the IRS Penalty for using Charitable funds to Donate to Political Campaigns.

This is not speculation...Or Media Bias...

New campaign contribution complaints seek criminal charges against Trump, Bondi



TALLAHASSEE — A Massachusetts attorney filed federal complaints Wednesday seeking criminal indictments tied to allegations Donald Trump “bribed” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi by donating $25,000 to her political committee as she was reviewing complaints related to his now-defunct real estate school.


If we are opposed to Political Corruption...then we are Opposed to Political Corruption...Left, Right and everywhere in-between...

For those loyal to Trump...Consider applying the same scrutiny you would apply if this was a Democrat running for the highest office in the land[/b

From Earlier this year.
Florida AG sought donation before nixing Trump University fraud case
www.cnn.com...


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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:41 AM
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i would bet the house that trump has bribed the Clintons, multiple times.

it's actually one of the reasons why I like him. he knows where they system requires "a pay to play" payment , so he will know how to limit it(not sure if you can ever stop it).

I care about the people that are getting the bribes, not the people who are "paying to play"



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:45 AM
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Hey he knows the game the Clintons play. Sometime to beat a cheater you have to be a cheater.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:48 AM
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Pam Bondi should end up in jail for taking the bribe.

Pretty simple.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:50 AM
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originally posted by: thinline
i would bet the house that trump has bribed the Clintons, multiple times.



There is no evidence of that. The OP is direct quid-pro-qou, illegal donations from a charity plus cover-up.



it's actually one of the reasons why I like him.


Glad to see the honesty.
Of course we were actually going to end up with Trump supporters cheering political corruption..glad to see out in the first post.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:51 AM
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a reply to: Indigo5

Trump wasn't running for office when he had made the donation in 2013, so I wouldn't say it is political corruption. Fraud? Maybe. Error? More likely. The clerk made the error because the name was "And justice for all", which matched the name of a charity in Trump's books.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:52 AM
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If the law applied equally and fairly, all three Clintons including Chelsea would be in jail, along with Trump.

There's two candidates running for office who are qualified, intelligent, sane and not implicated in criminal activity. They aren't the increasingly hated Democrats or Republicans, either.

Just sayin'.


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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:52 AM
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originally posted by: HawkeyeNation
Hey he knows the game the Clintons play. Sometime to beat a cheater you have to be a cheater.


The fallacy is called "False Equivalence"

...No doubt Trump Supporters have been going bat-sh*& crazy over HRC having a conversation with anyone that donated to her Foundation over the past few years..

But Trump bribes an Attorney General to drop a case against him and then cooks the books to cover up the payment?

Awesome! Trump rocks!



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:53 AM
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originally posted by: SentientCentenarian
If the law applied equally and fairly, all three Clintons including Chelsea would be in jail, along with Trump.



Feels good to bark that. But the facts do not support that derail and false equivalency...

Facts matter.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:56 AM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: Indigo5

Trump wasn't running for office when he had made the donation in 2013, so I wouldn't say it is political corruption.


Pam Bondi was running for office then...
So yes it is Political Corruption..
Trump would just be guilty of criminal activity, paying bribes, Pam Bondi is guilty of political corruption.

Be thoughtful about how much of your credibility you are willing to discard here...You are better than that.

Bribing public officials is the very definition of "political corruption"


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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 09:59 AM
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a reply to: Indigo5

Yep, that's the way it's been. If Trump calls someone a name, it's "he's not PC, he just calls it how he sees it - I like that!" If Hillary calls someone something less than complimentary, it's "how dare she - that's just rude and divisive!"

If Trump were to become president and write a thousand executive orders, his fans would praise him for getting past an obstructionist congress and getting stuff done - but when Obama issues an executive order, you would think he was Satan.

Trump is bloated and out of shape, but his fans say it's not constructive to bring up body issues. But when it comes to bringing up Hillary's body issues... the hits just keep comin'.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:03 AM
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So is it like this then? Illegal issues Clinton VS Trump

Clinton : 998395084350
Trump : 1-2 MAYBE


Trump is still a quireboy compared to her.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:04 AM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: Indigo5

Trump wasn't running for office when he had made the donation in 2013, so I wouldn't say it is political corruption.


And...While I understand YOU "wouldn't say it is political corruption"...the law disagrees..

Here is the Criminal Complaint that has just been filed


This is a complaint for violations of federal anti-bribery laws and federal laws prohibiting mail fraud, wire fraud, and criminal conspiracy.

This complaint is urgent because it concerns the corruption of an elected and presently serving state Attorney General by an individual who is expected to represent the Republican Party as its candidate for President of the United States.

Corruption of this nature interferes with the functioning of the governments of Florida and of the United States and undermines the public’s confidence in our democratic institutions.

...

Federal jurisdiction in this case is based on evidence that Trump and Bondi participated in a bribery scheme in New York and Florida that crossed state lines, violated federal laws concerning tax exempt charitable organizations, and required the use of interstate telephone, mail, internet and banking facilities.

There is probable cause to find that Trump and Bondi used the mail, telephone, internet and other interstate facilities with the intent to give and receive a bribe in violation of The Travel Act, 18 U.S.C. §§ 371 & 1952.

There is also probable cause to find that Trump and Bondi engaged in mail fraud, wire fraud and conspiracy by carrying out a bribery scheme in which they knowingly, wilfully and with specific intent conspired to and actually did deprive Bondi’s constituents of her honest services, in violation of 18 U.S.C. §§ 1341, 1343, and 1346

www.politico.com...



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:12 AM
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a reply to: Indigo5

It was a political gift. There was no investigation, no probe, therefor no bribe. The only problem is the tax issue, which he payed the penalty for.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:17 AM
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originally posted by: LesMisanthrope
a reply to: Indigo5

It was a political gift. There was no investigation, no probe, therefor no bribe. The only problem is the tax issue, which he payed the penalty for.


That makes no sense. Since it has not been investigated, there is no crime?
I am not certain your pretzel logic can defend your man here. The evidence as it stands is fairly damning and a Criminal Complaint has just been filed.

This is the charge against Trump in the Criminal Complaint that has just been filed.

They are asking for a Grand Jury Investigation with associated urgency since the FL AG is presently in Office and Trump is seeking Office.



New York Penal Code § 200.03

Bribery in the second degree.
A person is guilty of bribery in the second degree when he confers, or offers or agrees to confer, any benefit valued in excess of ten thousand dollars upon a public servant upon an agreement or understanding that such public servant`s vote, opinion, judgment, action, decision or exercise of discretion as a public servant will thereby be influenced. Bribery in the second degree is a class C felony.

www.politico.com...

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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:19 AM
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Oh no! Will Trump get jail time? Did people die from this terrible act of lawlessness?

Keep me informed.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:21 AM
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This has nothing to do with the campaign, partisan politics or other politicians (except the AG directly involved). It should not matter whether Hillary committed crimes too. Trump seemingly committed a crime, that is the only issue here. The alleged crime was bribing an official to drop an investigation of another alleged crime (defrauding students of Trump University).



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:23 AM
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The cognitive dissonance around here is astounding.

It's very hard to take some of you seriously anymore.
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posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:24 AM
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originally posted by: kaylaluv
a reply to: Indigo5

Yep, that's the way it's been. If Trump calls someone a name, it's "he's not PC, he just calls it how he sees it - I like that!" If Hillary calls someone something less than complimentary, it's "how dare she - that's just rude and divisive!"

If Trump were to become president and write a thousand executive orders, his fans would praise him for getting past an obstructionist congress and getting stuff done - but when Obama issues an executive order, you would think he was Satan.

Trump is bloated and out of shape, but his fans say it's not constructive to bring up body issues. But when it comes to bringing up Hillary's body issues... the hits just keep comin'.


This does usually happen with supporters of opponents.

But, in Trump's case - - it goes to the EXTREME.



posted on Sep, 2 2016 @ 10:24 AM
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originally posted by: Kali74The alleged crime was bribing an official to drop an investigation of another alleged crime (defrauding students of Trump University).


Plus illegally contributing to a Political Campaign with charitable funds.
Filing false documents with the IRS indicating a contribution to a charity in its' place that never happened.



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