Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza, the director and co-writer of the highly successful documentary 2016: Obama’s America, told the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that “after we did 2016, President Obama was very upset… If he was upset about that film, wait ’til he sees the new one.”
D’Souza’s new movie, America, produced by Oscar winner Gerald Molen and John Sullivan, will debut in July.
D’Souza was indicted for violating federal election laws in January by the Department of Justice. Many saw the move as pure political payback against an outspoken critic of President Obama. On Tuesday, D’Souza appeared in court with his attorney in New York City, who signaled his client was prepared to go to trial.
D’Souza’s attorney, Benjamin Brafman, told World magazine, “My guess is we’ll see you at the trial… There is not a scintilla of evidence that this was a corrupt endeavor by Mr. D’Souza.” The federal indictment was filed by U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara, “an Obama donor who was appointed by the President.”
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