President Trump Announces Pardon for Author, Filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh D'Souza America Documentary

His star in this vein rose to new heights during the Obama administration, which he cast in his political work as a diabolical anti-colonialist engine created to cripple the United States.

White House spokesman Raj Shah denied that this pardon was an effort by Trump to send a message to political allies wrapped up in the Russian Federation investigation. Instead, he was sentenced to five years of probation and eight months in a "community confinement center" and ordered to pay a $30,000 fine.

According to the White House press pool traveling on Air Force One, President Trump said that "he is considering pardoning or commuting the sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and Martha Stewart".

D'Souza has argued that he was unfairly treated by the Obama administration. A pardon would relieve D'Souza of any remaining punishments stemming from his conviction, and would restore certain rights, such as his right to vote. "More obstruction!" Harvard Law School constitutional law professor Laurence Tribe wrote on Twitter. "He doesn't care about the rule of law". Back then, he had pleaded guilty to charges, which included using straw donors for making illegal contributions to a 2012 Senate campaign for his friend Wendy Long.

Who is Dinesh D'Souza? "It smacks of selective prosecution".

The last three US Presidents - Bill Clinton, George W. Bush and Barack Obama - each waited more than two years after being elected to issue their first pardon.

Shaquille O’Neal issues LeBron James major warning about Warriors
Harden, who needed 29 shots to get 32 points, was 2 for 13 beyond the arc. "It's only a matter of time before they get going". The Warriors are off for a fourth chapter against LeBron James' Cavaliers . "I look forward to taking advantage of it".

Experts say Trump's pardon instead looks like a message to Michael Cohen, who is also being investigated for campaign finance fraud.

PreetBharara wanted to destroy a fellow Indian American to advance his career. The career prosecutors and agents did their job. Both were stars with Trump on NBC's "The Apprentice" franchise.

Arpaio is now running in the Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Arizona.

A Justice Department spokesperson confirmed Thursday that Trump's pardon of D'Souza did not go through the department's Office of Pardon Attorney.

Libby was convicted in 2007 of lying in an investigation into the unmasking of a Central Intelligence Agency agent.

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