Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi was tight-lipped when asked whether a stand down order was given to Broward County deputies as a killer fired on students and teachers inside Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
Appearing on “Fox & Friends” early Monday, Bondi said Gov. Rick Scott has ordered a “full investigation” into Sheriff Scott Israel’s handling of last week’s shooting, saying “some people” are not being honest.
Sheriff Israel told CNN’s Jake Tapper on Sunday, “I can’t tell you anything about that,” when asked if a stand down order had ben given to his deputies.
“I haven’t heard that,” the sheriff added, incredulously.
— Conservative News (@BIZPACReview) February 26, 2018
“Fox & Friends” host Steve Doocy asked Bondi the same question about a stand down order.
“I can’t talk about that,” Bondi replied.
But the state’s top legal officer intimated there’s more to this story than the public knows when Bondi said she believes an investigation is warranted.
“I know a lot more than you all do now so all I’m going to say is, yes, I believe there needs to be a full investigation,” she said. “I don’t think some people were honest and we’re going to investigate this situation in Florida and the right thing will be done.”
Bondi charged that some members of the Broward sheriff’s office “weren’t honest with me, nor were they honest with the governor.”
When asked to explain why they would not be honest, she suggested that some of the officers may have been more focused on covering their behinds.
“Well, if they were there and didn’t want people to know they were there, that could have been it,” Bondi said. “But I’m not going to discuss farther.”
We know first-hand that censorship against conservative news is real. Please share stories and encourage your friends to sign up for our daily email blast so they are not getting shut out of seeing conservative news.
Latest posts by Tom Tillison (see all)
- US Navy reportedly drafting plans to house up to 25,000 illegal immigrant families, but consider the source … - June 24, 2018
- She deserved it. Smug Ana Navarro justifies restaurant turning away Sarah Sanders - June 24, 2018
- Huckabee cold-cocks ignorance after brutal jab on Pelosi gets spun as racist dog whistling - June 24, 2018