Economics

Jeb Bush: ‘Has This Been Handled?’

‘Has This Been Handled?’

Jeb Bush received the request from one of his campaign contributors, a man who made his living managing money: Could the then-governor of Florida make an introduction to state pension overseers? The donor was angling to gain some of the state’s investment for his private fund. It was 2003, still a few years before regulators would…