Florida Republican under federal probe for spending

MIAMI — Federal authorities are investigating thousands of dollars in suspicious personal spending by former Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen on trips to Disney World, New York and other destinations, after the Miami Republican announced she was retiring in 2017, according to her defense attorney. Miami attorney Jeff Weiner said the Justice Department’s investigation into Ros-Lehtinen’s alleged spending of campaign money from her political action committee on personal trips lacks any basis for a criminal case. “There may have been mistakes made, but they were absolutely not criminal,” Weiner to...


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