Pamela Jo Bondi is an American attorney, lobbyist, and politician. She served as the 37th Florida attorney general from 2011 to 2019. Bondi was the lead attorney general in an unsuccessful lawsuit seeking to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.
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Pamela Jo Bondi is an American attorney, lobbyist, and politician. She served as the 37th Florida attorney general from 2011 to 2019. Bondi was the lead attorney general in an unsuccessful lawsuit seeking to overturn the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. In August 2018, while still serving as Attorney General, Bondi co-hosted Fox News’ The Five three days in a row while also appearing on Sean Hannity’s Fox News show. In 2017, she opposed O. J. Simpson’s return to her state for serving his parole for his robbery and kidnapping convictions that occurred in Nevada in 2008. In 2011, she pressured two attorneys who were investigating the technology giant Black Knight, then part of Florida’s Economic Crime Division, to resign after she received large campaign contributions from LPS. In 2013, by Bondi had received at least 22 complaints about fraud at Trump University, which she later declined to join. Four days later, however, she announced that her office was considering joining a lawsuit by the New York Attorney General against Trump University regarding tax fraud.
In 2014, she received a USD 25,000 donation from the Donald J. Trump Foundation, which was later tied to a political action committee tied to Bondi, And All Justice For All. In 2016, she was interviewed by CNN reporter Anderson Cooper, who questioned her about her sudden change in attitude towards the LGBT community in Florida. She claimed to not only support the gay community, but had posted as such on her website. In 2018, she joined with 19 other Republican-led states in a lawsuit to overturned the ACA’s bans on health insurance companies charging people with pre-existing conditions higher premiums or denying them coverage outright. She was re-elected in November 2014, receiving 55% of the vote. She opposed same-sex marriage and other LGBT rights issues on behalf of the state.