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Dinesh D'Souza sentenced for breaking campaign finance laws
Dinesh D'Souza sentenced for breaking campaign finance laws

Dinesh D'Souza, the conservative pundit and filmmaker behind the scathing documentary "2016: Obama's America," has been sentenced to five years of probation and ordered to pay a $30,000 fine for violating campaign finance laws. D’Souza pleaded guilty in May the day his trial was set to begin. He admitted to illegally directing close associates in 2012 to make $20,000 in contributions to U.S. Senate candidate Wendy Long, a New York Republican, who ended up losing to Democratic incumbent Kirsten Gillibrand in last year's election. In addition to the probation and fine, the filmmaker must spend eight months of his probation as a resident of a community...

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