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Pro-Trump PAC Chief Guilty of Corruption

Three Republican political operatives were found guilty Thursday on all charges in a corruption scandal. A federal jury found that former Ron Paul operatives Jesse Benton, John Tate, and Dimitri Kesari executed a secret plot to pay an Iowa state senator $73,000 to switch his endorsement from Michele Bachmann to Paul days ahead of the state’s 2012 caucus. Benton currently serves as chief strategist for Great America PAC, a pro-Trump organization