Ronald Williams II, 37, a researcher for President Donald Trump's so-called 'Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity', was arrested after authorities claimed they found child pornography on his cell phone according to the Washington Post.
What is the 'Presidential Advisory Commission On Election Integrity?
Trump launched the commission after making unfounded claims that millions of fraudulently cast ballots cost him the popular vote in last year’s election against Democrat Hillary Clinton. The commission is chaired by Vice President Pence and co-chaired by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R).
What was Ronald Williams II charged with?
Williams faces 11 counts of possession and distribution of child pornography, officials said. The Maryland State Police said its task force on Internet crimes against children received a tip of a possible distribution of child pornography from a certain Internet address. The tip came from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, police said.