Rick Scott Admits He Postponed an Inmate's Execution So Pam Bondi Could Throw a Party

In September of 2013, we brought you the story of Attorney General Pam Bondi asking Gov. Rick Scott to postpone the execution of an inmate on Florida's death row so she could throw herself a fundraiser.

Scott honored Bondi's request, and the execution of Marshall Lee Gore was stayed so she could have her shindig.

During Tuesday night's third debate between Scott and Charlie Crist, the former governor brought up the story and directly asked Scott if he did indeed stay Gore's execution so Bondi can have her fundraiser. Scott admitted he did, though he gave a nonanswer in explaining it.

See also: Pam Bondi Gets Execution Rescheduled So She Can Hold a Fundraiser

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