The former Florida governor's administration gave $1.7 billion to President George W. Bush's top fundraisers.
George W. Bush Pioneers: Robert Grady (2000)
Company employees’ total contributions to the Bushes, RNC and Florida GOP: $69,000
Investment commitment from Jeb Bush's administration: $275 million (2000 and 2005)
Florida taxpayer fees paid to firm under Jeb Bush: $14 million
History: The Florida pension added new investments with Carlyle Group in 2000 and 2005 that generated almost $14 million in fees under Jeb Bush. Former President Geor