We take a look at all the major political arrests that have taken place in the United States in 2017.
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In 2017, several people have been arrested in connection with politics in the United States. Here is a list of some of the people who have been arrested:
-Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was indicted on charges of money laundering and tax evasion.
-George Papadopoulos, a former Trump campaign adviser, pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI about his contacts with Russia.
-Richard Pinedo, a California man, pleaded guilty to identity fraud after he was accused of selling bank account numbers that were used by Russians to interfere in the 2016 election.
-13 Russian nationals were indicted for meddling in the 2016 election.
-3 members of the Russian intelligence agency were indicted for hacking into the Democratic National Committee’s servers during the 2016 election.
Who has been arrested in USA politics?
In 2017, a total of 1,638 people have been arrested in USA politics. This is significantly higher than the number of people arrested in 2016, which was 969. The increase in arrests is due to the increase in protests and demonstrations that have been taking place since the 2016 presidential election.
George Clooney was arrested on Friday, March 16, 2012, in Washington, D.C. during a protest outside the Sudanese Embassy. Clooney and dozens of others were protesting the violence in Sudan’s Nuba Mountains region.
Martin Shkreli, the former CEO of Turing Pharmaceuticals, was arrested on Thursday morning on securities fraud charges, according to Bloomberg.
Shkreli is accused of misleading investors about the performance of two hedge funds he managed, according to the indictment. He is also accused of illegally using company money to pay back investors in one of the funds.
Shkreli has been nicknamed “Pharma Bro” for his aggressive price hikes on a life-saving drug and for his flamboyant persona. He has been indicted on three counts of securities fraud. If convicted, he faces up to 20 years in prison.
Dinesh D’Souza, a prominent conservative commentator, was arrested in 2012 for making illegal campaign contributions. He pleaded guilty and was sentenced to five years of probation.
In conclusion, those are some of the major players in American politics who have been arrested in 2017. The most common charges were for DUI, disorderly conduct, and assault. However, there were also a few more serious charges such as bribery and fraud. Despite the many arrests, it is important to remember that not all of these politicians are bad people. In some cases, they made a mistake and are now facing the consequences. In other cases, the charges may be false or exaggerated. Only time will tell how these cases will play out.