President Donald Trump accused Michael Bloomberg of a “criminal act” on Thursday for helping to pay off debts owed by Florida felons so that they can vote in the November election.
“It’s a felony,” Trump said in a Fox News Radio interview. “He’s actually giving money to people. He’s paying people to vote. He’s actually saying, ‘Here’s money, now you go ahead and vote for only Democrats.’ Right?”
The former New York mayor — who is the founder and majority owner of Bloomberg LP, the parent company of Bloomberg News — raised about $16 million with a Democratic-associated nonprofit, the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, to pay the outstanding court fines, restitution and other costs owed by felons in the state, according to a Bloomberg spokesman. The money didn’t come from Bloomberg personally, he said.
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