Dinesh D’Souza Pleads Guilty In Campaign Finance Case

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Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza pleaded guilty Tuesday to violating a federal campaign finance law, according to Reuters.

Back in January, prosecutors accused D’Souza of using straw donors to contribute $20,000 to the campaign of Wendy Long, a Republican attorney and a friend of D’Souza’s who in 2012 lost to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY). D’Souza was charged with one count of making more than $10,000 of contributions in the names of others, and one count of causing false statements. According to Reuters, D’Souza on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the illegal contributions charge, and the false statements charge is expected to be dismissed at his sentencing.

D’Souza entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Richard Berman in Manhattan.

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  1. I agree with Timothy Geithner on barely anything, but let the record show that at least he got Dinesh D’Souza right years ago.

  2. About time. I guess he ran out of lies, excuses and victimy whines.

  3. Avatar for jjpm jjpm says:

    He tried swaying public opinion with the help of fux news, charges were real. Why then would people go see his propaganda, after he professes his innocence, but is guilty as hell?

  4. Hope he’s never allowed on America’s airwaves ever again.

  5. A douche admitting he is a douche. Charming. But thank god.

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