Convicted Christian felon Dinesh D’Souza bragged that President Donald Trump called him “a great voice for freedom” when he pardoned the right wing filmmaker.
D’Souza has made films to smear Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and other Democrats.
D’Souza announced on “Fox & Friends” that Trump told him that he had “been screwed” even though D’Souza chose out of his own free will to plead guilty to his crime of illegal political campaign contributions:
The president said Dinesh, you have been a great voice for freedom. And he said that I got to tell you man-to-man have you been screwed. He goes I have been looking at the case. I knew from the beginning that it was fishy.
But he said upon reviewing it he felt a great injustice had been done and that using his power he was going to rectify it and clear the slate, and he said he just wanted me to be out there and be a bigger voice than ever defending the principles that I believe in.
D’Souza predictably blamed “selective prosecution” by the Obama-era justice system even though D’Souza pleaded guilty to his crime:
This was a vindictive political hit that was kind of aimed at putting me out of business, essentially making, destroying my credibility, making it impossible for me to make movies, write books.
And that has failed but it still left a cloud over me. I would be a lifelong felon. I would never be able to vote and never have my full rights. So I’m very grateful to President Trump for giving me those rights back.
D’Souza claimed he only pled guilty to campaign finance violations because the justice system used “legal bludgeoning tactics” to force his admission, which is legally impossible. No one is ever forced to admit in court that they committed a crime.
(Source: Fox & Friends/Twitter)
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