Harvey Weinstein has been found guilty of rape in the third degree and criminal sexual acts in the first degree, bringing his seven-week New York trial to a conviction in the central criminal case of the #MeToo movement.
Weinstein was remanded to custody by New York Supreme Court Judge James Burke pending sentencing on Wednesday, March 11. His defense attorney Donna Rotunno made an unsuccessful last-ditch plea to keep Weinstein free on bail due, in part, to his ill health and pain as a result of an auto accident last summer, but the judge did not grant the request… (Deadline)
This is a good time to remember that Weinstein was visiting the White House not that long ago. And, who knows?, would he be staying in the Lincoln Bedroom if Hillary Clinton had been victorious in 2016?
Watch for this on TUESDAY:
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