Celeb politico helping Laxalt
Also on the topic of Florida, that state’s attorney general will attend Adam Laxalt’s annual fundraiser in Douglas County on Aug. 25.
Attorney General Pam Biondi’s office, after receiving multiple complaints from Floridians, announced on Sept. 14, 2013 that it was considering joining a lawsuit by state attorneys general against Trump University. Three days later, the Trump Foundation gave a committee supporting Bondi’s reelection $25,000, after which Bondi decided not to join the suit. An Orlando Sentinel columnist wrote, “Imagine you were mugged. You think you know who did it. So you tell your local prosecutor. But then something weird happens. Three days after the prosecutor vows to get to the bottom of things, the accused mugger gives that prosecutor $25,000 in campaign donations. Suddenly, the prosecutor has no interest in your case.”
It took the Orlando nightclub shooting to get Bondi to drop her hostility to the gay community and her opposition to marriage equality. After the Las Vegas concert shooting, Laxalt invited Bondi to Nevada as an expert.
She once asked the governor of Florida to reschedule an execution to accommodate one of her campaign events.
Also attending the fundraiser are highly decorated Navy SEAL and talk show host Marcus Luttrell, U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, National Rifle Association spokesperson Dana Loesch and Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway.
Incidentally, the announcement of Laxalt’s fundraiser suggests he has stopped trying to go by “Adam Paul Laxalt.” The news release refers to him only by his middle initial. His grandfather was Nevada governor and U.S. senator Paul Laxalt, and the younger Laxalt has switched on and off using his middle name.