Tag Archives: James O’Keefe

NYT: Cultist Outfit Tried To Sting FBI Agents, Feds

The New York Times reports: A network of conservative activists, aided by a British former spy, mounted a campaign during the Trump administration to discredit perceived enemies of President Trump inside the government, according to documents and people involved in the operations. The campaign included a planned sting operation against Mr. Trump’s national security adviser at the time, H.R. McMaster, …

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O’Keefe Sues Twitter For Defamation After Banning

Via press release: James O’Keefe made good on his promise to fight back and “go on offense” against corrupt media platforms today, by filing a lawsuit against Twitter — citing false and defamatory statements the company made about him last week. Project Veritas has already sued and won on Motion to Dismiss against The New York Times for defamation and …

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Twitter Bans James O’Keefe For “Platform Manipulation”

The Daily Dot reports: James O’Keefe, the controversial founder of the conservative outlet Project Veritas, was suspended from Twitter on Thursday. O’Keefe, who boasted more than 900,000 followers, claimed in a post on Facebook that the suspension was linked to his recent reporting on CNN. In a statement to the Daily Dot, a Twitter spokesperson confirmed that O’Keefe had been …

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Twitter Bans James O’Keefe’s Outfit “Project Veritas”

CNN Business reports: Twitter permanently banned an account on Thursday belonging to Project Veritas, a conservative group founded by controversial activist James O’Keefe. The decision followed what a Twitter spokesperson described to CNN Business as repeated violations of the platform’s policies prohibiting sharing — or threats of sharing — other people’s private information without consent. Twitter declined to say what …

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Pennsylvania Mailman Admits Fabricating Voter Fraud Claim In Yet Another Con Promoted By James O’Keefe

The Washington Post reports: A Pennsylvania postal worker whose claims have been cited by top Republicans as potential evidence of widespread voting irregularities admitted to U.S. Postal Service investigators that he fabricated the allegations, according to three people briefed on the investigation and a statement from a House congressional committee. Richard Hopkins’ claim that a postmaster in Erie, Pa., instructed …

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James O’Keefe Exposed In Plot To Undermine Election

The New Republic reports: For well over a year, Project Veritas has been secretly producing undercover stings designed to undermine the integrity of absentee and mail-in ballot counts—an endeavor codenamed “Diamond Dog,” according to documents we have obtained. Diamond Dog began as only one facet of Project Veritas’s 2020 rat-fucking strategy, but with the onset of the pandemic, which has …

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ABC Suspends Reporter After “Sting” By Right Winger

The Washington Post reports: ABC News suspended one of its veteran correspondents late Tuesday for unguarded remarks he made in a video by operatives of Project Veritas, the conservative group that records “undercover” footage of mainstream journalists to bolster its accusations of media bias. The network disciplined David Wright, who reports for ABC’s signature news programs, including “World News Tonight,” …

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REPORT: Erik Prince Arranged Intel Training For James O’Keefe’s Troll Army But They Were Too Stupid To Learn

The Daily Beast reports: Blackwater founder Erik Prince arranged for political activist James O’Keefe’s conservative group Project Veritas to receive more than one round of “training in intelligence and elicitation techniques,” The Intercept reports. In 2016, the self-styled “guerrilla journalist” group reportedly got lessons from a retired military intelligence operative. The training lasted several weeks and ended with the operative, …

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James O’Keefe: Trump Repeatedly Asked Me To “Get Inside” Columbia University And Steal Obama’s Records

The Hill reports: Conservative filmmaker James O’Keefe claims in a forthcoming book that President Trump asked him to “get inside” Columbia University and obtain a copy of former President Barack Obama’s college records. O’Keefe writes in his book “American Pravda: My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News,” that Trump “suspected Obama had presented himself as a foreign …

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James O’Keefe: I Believe Roy Moore’s Accusers But I Don’t Regret Trying To Sting WaPo With A Fake One

Mediaite reports: Not only does James O’Keefe not regret paying a woman to pose as a rape victim in a botched hit-job that would serve to discredit Roy Moore’s accusers — in a surprising twist — the Project Veritas founder also says he actually believes the women who came forward against the loser Senate candidate. After initially dodging questions regarding …

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FLORIDA: State Bans Right Wing Extremist James O’Keefe From Fundraising Because Of Criminal Record

The Washington Post reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative founder of a charity that specializes in undercover videos targeting journalists and liberals, has been personally barred from seeking donations in Florida due to his criminal record, officials said. The ban is part of a wave of scrutiny by regulators in several states after New York officials threatened last week to prohibit …

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Wife Of Justice Clarence Thomas Presents “Impact Award” To Scamster James O’Keefe At Trump Hotel

The Hill reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative activist who attempted to plant a false story in The Washington Post this month about GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, was presented Wednesday with an Impact Award handed to him by Ginni Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas. O’Keefe accepted the award on behalf of his organization, Project Veritas, at an …

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RWNJ Infighting Rages After James O’Keefe’s Sting Fail

The Hill reports: Conservative writer Brent Bozell slammed undercover conservative activist James O’Keefe on Tuesday after his botched sting on the Washington Post, saying O’Keefe should be “condemned” for trying to plant a fake story about GOP Senate hopeful Roy Moore with the paper. After the Post revealed Project Veritas’ attempt, O’Keefe’s group sent a fundraising email with the subject …

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Fox’s Howard Kurtz Mocks Nutjob James O’Keefe Over Attempted WaPo Sting That “Backfired Spectacularly”

Raw Story reports: A Fox News panel on Tuesday burned right-wing propagandist James O’Keefe’s failed attempt to trick the Washington Post into reporting a false sexual misconduct allegation against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore, as panelist Howard Kurtz said the stunt “backfired spectacularly.” In particular, Kurtz mocked O’Keefe for thinking that he could simply send undercover Project Veritas agent Jamie …

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Right Wing Extremist James O’Keefe Fails To Sting Washington Post With Fake Roy Moore Accuser [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: A woman who falsely claimed to The Washington Post that Roy Moore, the Republican U.S. Senate candidate in Alabama, impregnated her as a teenager appears to work with an organization that uses deceptive tactics to secretly record conversations in an effort to embarrass its targets. In a series of interviews over two weeks, the woman shared …

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COUNTER-STING: James O’Keefe’s Troll Network Caught Offering “Huge Sums” To Disrupt Inauguration [VIDEO]

AlterNet reports: James O’Keefe, the conservative operative whose discredited video “stings” have resulted in him paying massive fines and apologizing to his targets, is up to his usual stunts. This time, O’Keefe’s Project Veritas—a hilarious name for an organization that has nothing but contempt for the truth—is taking aim at anti-Trump activists and critics. The group’s latest con, which takes …

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James O’Keefe Tells Nutjob Alex Jones: There Will Be A Literal Revolution If The Election Is Stolen [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: O’Keefe showed up today on Alex Jones’ InfoWars, along with Trump ally Roger Stone. Speaking about the possibility of a rigged election that could cost Trump a victory next month, O’Keefe told Jones that a stolen election would mean a revolution would occur. “If you have 50 to 100 million people in this country who have no one …

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James O’Keefe Subpoenaed By New York

This should be interesting.

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Tea Party Darling James O’Keefe Promises Hidden Video Of CNN’s Piers Morgan

You’d think O’Keefe would give up on his “hidden video” bullshit since he was just forced to pay a $100,000 settlement to a former employee of ACORN.

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James O’Keefe has agreed to pay a $100,000 settlement to the victim of his famed ACORN scam. Juan Vera was fired from ACORN after O’Keefe edited a secret video to make it appear that he’d agreed to help underage prostitutes sneak into the country.  In fact, Vera called the police moments after O’Keefe left the ACORN office. The above-linked Atlantic …

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