Dinesh D’Souza was on “The Kelly File” last night, where he spoke out about his confinement in his first TV interview since his release.

D’Souza was sentenced to eight months in a community confinement center, where he said he was with a whole gamut of criminals, from murderers to burglars to drug smugglers.

“It was a rough crowd,” he said, explaining how he initially kept to himself out of caution, trying to figure out how he would survive around the “hoodlums.”

Then, he began to talk to others and learn about their lives.

“There was a lot to learn,” he said.

D’Souza said that many of the criminals held the “ideology” that “the big criminals are out there, they’re at large, they’re so powerful that the system can’t get them, in fact, they are the system.”

D’Souza, who has been teaching English to Hispanic immigrants as part of his sentence, told Megyn Kelly that he believes his students would vote for him over President Barack Obama, if given the choice.

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