The following article, New York Targeting Individual Pardoned by Trump with State Charges, was first published on Flag And Cross.
There was plenty of speculation in the mainstream media late last year regarding then-President Donald Trump’s last-minute pardons from the White House, and whether or not some precocious state-level prosecutor would wind up taking a shot at some of these close acquaintances No. 45.
Well, the wait is over, and the state-level charges being conjured now are coming from a very familiar place.
A close friend of Jared Kushner was slapped with state harassment charges Wednesday — seven months after he scored a last-minute pardon from President Donald Trump wiping away federal charges for the same alleged cyberstalking campaign.
Ken Kurson, 52, the former editor-in-chief of the New York Observer, is charged with harassing and spying on his wife, who he divorced in 2015. He allegedly monitored his wife’s computer activity and leaked her private messages as their marriage fell apart.
Manhattan District Attorney Cy Vance said in a statement that Kurson’s powerful friends wouldn’t help him avoid justice this time around.
Vance and his cohorts have been targeting Trump and his inner circle for years, most notably in an ongoing investigation into the Trump organization itself.
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