Conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza entered a guilty plea Tuesday to a charge that he used straw donors to make $20,000 in illegal contributions to Republican Senate candidate Wendy Long in 2012, officials said.
A federal court hearing has been scheduled for Tuesday morning in which the conservative author and filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza is expected to plead guilty to a charge stemming from campaign finance violations, according to a notice sent out by the government.
After spending months maintaining his innocence, conservative author Dinesh D'Souza is expected to plead guilty Tuesday in connection to alleged violations of campaign finance laws, according to The New York Times.
Defenders of embattled conservative pundit Dinesh D’Souza are alleging that a far-reaching conspiracy on the part of angry liberals is to blame for his recent indictment for campaign fraud. Media Matters has published a round-up of some of the right-wing players who have gone to bat for D’Souza since it was announced that he was indicted on federal campaign finance charges.
Dinesh D’Souza, the right-wing author, pundit and filmmaker, was indicted Thursday night for campaign finance fraud. According to the indictment, D’Souza, in support of his college friend’s challenge to Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, had attempted to circumvent the $5,000 limit for individual donations by having other friends of his donate, too, and then reimbursing them later. It may be the low-point of D’Souza’s life and career.
Dinesh D'Souza, a conservative commentator and best-selling author, has been indicted by a federal grand jury for arranging excessive campaign contributions to a candidate for the U.S. Senate. According to an indictment made public on Thursday in federal court in Manhattan, D'Souza around August 2012 reimbursed people who he had directed to contribute $20,000 to the candidate's campaign. The candidate was not named in the indictment.
Dinesh D’Souza, a best-selling conservative author and filmmaker, was indicted on Thursday on charges that he used straw donors to illegally donate to a 2012 Senate campaign. Mr. D’Souza is an outspoken political commentator who directed “2016: Obama’s America,” a scathing anti-Obama documentary released in the final months of the president’s re-election campaign.
Prominent conservative author and Obama critic Dinesh D'Souza has resigned from the from the presidency of The King's College, an evangelical Christian liberal arts school based in Manhattan, the college's board of trustees announced Thursday.