Monica Lewinsky Slams 47-Month Sentence for Former Trump Campaign Chairman Paul Manafort
One of the most well known names is political scandals is speaking out against the ??47-month sentencing of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort.
??Monica Lewinsky took to Twitter, baffled by the sentence, responding to a tweet from NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden.
??Snowden tweeted, “Manafort: 47 months for a lifelong carnival of criminality.
Petraeus: 0 days for trading the country’s highest secrets for a more favorable biography.
Manning: 35 YEARS for revealing evidence of actual war crimes to the press.
Your sentence derives from your proximity to power.” ??Lewinsky responded, “yup.
I had been threatened with 27 years for filing a false affidavit + other actions trying desperately to keep an affair private.” ??Now, according to the New York Times, the nearly 4 year sentence is much ??ighter than federal guidelines which usually carries a 19 to 24 year sentence.
??The former head of the Trump campaign was convicted in August of 2018 of tax and bank fraud as well as failing to report foreign bank accounts.
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