Man Accused of Phony Lawyer Act Was Co-Founder of Pro-Trump Campus Group Before he allegedly posed as a lawyer.
Lambert was in college when he co-founded Students for Trump, and as a leader of the group, he appeared on TV and shared a stage with Milo Yiannopoulos.
A Tennessee man charged by New York prosecutors with pretending to be a Manhattan lawyer and taking thousands from would-be clients was the co-founder of Students for Trump, a national group that mobilized college campuses in the run-up to the 2016 election and plans to do so again in 2020.
It turns out that Lambert, who solicited legal work through the fake name “Eric Pope,” is the co-founder of Students For Trump, a campus conservative group.
Pro-Trump College Group Won’t Tell the Feds What the Hell It’s Doing The FEC has sent Students for Trump nine letters requesting info on who its donors are and what the group is funding. It has gotten no response.
Headquarters: Raleigh, NC
Ryan Fournier founder and chairman 2015 and John Lambert, students at Campbell University in North Carolina, United States.
Fournier has appeared on many news networks including Fox News, CNN and MSNBC to advocate his views.
The group enjoyed the backing of Guido Lombardi, an Italian real estate developer who served as the Trump campaign’s middleman with various prominent figures in right-wing political parties in Europe.
Students for Trump is a registered political committee, bound by FEC reporting requirements.
“The failure to timely file a complete report may result in civil money penalties, an audit or legal enforcement action,” the FEC notices warn.