James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas is out with the fourth video of its “rigging the election” series today.In the first three videos, O’Keefe exposes the Clinton camp for conspiring to commit voter fraud and incite violence at Trump rallies, and also shows there was illegal communication between the Clinton campaign, the DNC, and a group called Americans United for Change. You can read our prior reporting on those there videos here.
In the fourth, O’Keefe blows the lid off illegal collusion between the Hillary campaign and the super PACs supporting her. We also see for ourselves that those super PACs are more than happy to violate federal election laws and take illegal campaign contributions. No doubt that’s never happened before, right?“Coincidentally” enough, before this video was published, one of those who took the illegal contribution caught wind that an exposé may be released on his group. What he does next is practically an admission of guilt.
Via Project Veritas:
In the effort to prove the credibility of the undercover donor featured in the videos and to keep the investigation going, Project Veritas Action made the decision to donate twenty thousand dollars to Democracy Partners founder Robert Creamer’s effort. Project Veritas Action had determined that the benefit of this investigation outweighed the cost. And it did.
“First thing, like I said, thank you for the proposal. And I’d like to get the $20,000 across to you. The second call I’m going to make here is to my money guy and he’s going to get in touch with you and auto wire the funds to you,” said the PVA journalist.Creamer told the PVA journalist to send the money to Americans United for Change (AUFC). Shortly after the money was released, the “donor’s” “niece” – another Project Veritas Action journalist – was offered an internship with Creamer.
Quid pro quo, anyone?
Illegal donations aren’t all. Illegal collusion with the Clinton campaign is also part of the plan.Creamer is revealed to have been participating in daily calls with the Clinton campaign, stating, “Every morning I am on a call at 10:30 that goes over the message being driven by the campaign headquarters … I am in this campaign mainly to deal with what earned media with television, radio, with earned media and social media, not with paid media, not with advertising.”
For the record, according to FEC regulations, Super PACs are not allowed to coordinate directly with either candidates or political parties. Additionally, Super PACs can’t take money from foreign donors.
In an effort to see how far Creamer would go with the promise of more money, another Project Veritas journalist posing as the donor’s money liaison requested a meeting with Creamer. During that meeting, Creamer spoke about connections he had with Obama and Clinton.
After the release of the previous Project Veritas Action videos, Hillary Clinton and her staff tried to distance themselves from Robert Creamer. However, Creamer doubled down about connection with the campaign. “Every morning I am on a call at 10:30 that goes over the message being driven by the campaign headquarters,” said Creamer.
The more money that was promised to Creamer, the more access Project Veritas Action journalists seemed to get. Project Veritas Action’s $20,000 investment paid off. The story was solid. Robert Creamer, Scott Foval, Jenna Price from the DNC, Brad Woodhouse from AUFC, Cesar Vargas and others opened the door to their smoke filled rooms of illegal and dirty campaign dealings, as seen in the three previous PVA videos.
In an unexpected twist, AUFC president Brad Woodhouse, the recipient of the $20,000, heard that Project Veritas Action was releasing undercover videos exposing AUFC’s activities. He told a journalist that AUFC was going to return the twenty thousand dollars. He said it was because they were concerned that it might have been an illegal foreign donation. Project Veritas Action was pleased but wondered why that hadn’t been a problem for the month that they had the money.
To little surprise, those backing Hillary Clinton are just as crooked as she is. Illegal activity appears to be standard operating procedure for those involved in her campaign.
Think if her last name were anything but Clinton she’d still be walking free, say nothing of running for president?
[Note: This post was authored by Matt Palumbo. Follow him on Twitter @MattPalumbo12]