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Published On: Fri, Jun 1st, 2018

President Trump vows to pardon Dinesh D’Souza

President Trump on Thursday announced he will pardon conservative commentator Dinesh D’Souza, who pleaded guilty to campaign finance fraud.

D’Souza, a conservative filmmaker, author and speaker, was sentenced in September 2014 in federal court in New York to five years of probation after he admitted making illegal contributions to a U.S. Senate candidate in New York. (Boston Globe)

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump felt that D’Souza was “a victim of selective prosecution for violations of campaign finance laws. Mr. D’Souza accepted responsibility for his actions, and also completed community service by teaching English to citizens and immigrants seeking citizenship.” (Variety)

Trump also said Thursday that he might commute the corruption sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and was thinking about a pardon for lifestyle businesswoman Martha Stewart, who was convicted in 2004 of obstructing an investigation into her sale of biotech shares. (WSJ)

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