Dinesh D'Souza

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Dinesh D'Souza
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D'Souza speaking at CPAC 2012
Born
Dinesh Joseph D'Souza

(1961-04-25) April 25, 1961 (age 58)
ResidenceSan Diego, California, U.S.
EducationDartmouth College (B.A.)
OccupationPolitical commentator
Known forConservatism,
Christian apologetics,
political commentary, filmmaking
Spouse(s)
Dixie Brubaker (m. 1992–2012)

Debbie Fancher (m. 2016)
Children1
Websitewww.dineshdsouza.com

Dinesh Joseph D'Souza (/dɪˈnɛʃ dəˈszə/; born April 25, 1961) is an Indian-American conservative[1][2][3][4] political commentator, author, and filmmaker. From 2010 to 2012, he was president of The King's College, a Christian school in New York City.[5][6][7]

On May 20, 2014, D'Souza pleaded guilty in federal court to one charge of using a "straw donor" to make an illegal campaign contribution to a 2012 United States Senate campaign, a felony.[8][9] On September 23, he was sentenced to eight months in a halfway house near his home in San Diego, five years probation, and a $30,000 fine. On May 31, 2018, D'Souza was issued a full pardon by President Donald Trump.[10]

References[change | change source]

  1. Da Silva, Chantal (February 21, 2018). "Florida school shooting survivor hits out at right-wing pundit Dinesh D'Souza for mocking grieving students". Newsweek. Archived from the original on February 22, 2018.
  2. "Dinesh D'Souza Mocked Shooting Survivors. Why Is He Still on the 'National Review' Masthead?". Daily Beast. Archived from the original on February 22, 2018.
  3. "RIght-wing Books Wrong Answers". NY Times. Archived from the original on September 28, 2017.
  4. "Montini: Asinine right-wing pundit mocks school shooting survivors".
  5. Arango, Tim (September 24, 2010). "Forbes Article Spurs Media Soul Searching". The New York Times. Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  6. Kaminer, Ariel (October 19, 2012). "Dinesh D'Souza is out as King's college president in scandal". The New York Times. Archived from the original on January 31, 2018. Retrieved February 21, 2018.
  7. Snow, Tony (March 13, 2008). "New Atheists Are Not Great". Christianity Today. Archived from the original on November 1, 2012. Retrieved September 7, 2012.
  8. "Dinesh D'Souza Sentenced in Manhattan Federal Court to Five Years of Probation for Campaign Finance Fraud". 2014-09-23. Retrieved 2018-05-31.
  9. Graham, David A. (September 19, 2017). ""Is Trump's 'Wiretap' Claim Vindicated?"". The Atlantic. Archived from the original on September 20, 2017. Retrieved September 20, 2017.
  10. "Trump to give full pardon to Dinesh D'Souza". Fox News. Retrieved May 31, 2018.

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