James O’Keefe and Project Veritas spent 2020 trying to undermine the election. They failed. | Media Matters for America

James O'Keefe
Making money out of failure

Right-wing grifter James O’Keefe and his organization Project Veritas — along with its more political arm Project Veritas Action — are known for infiltrating progressive organizations, campaigns, and nonpartisan institutions and heavily editing recorded undercover footage to allege wrongdoing. In 2020, in a repeat of their efforts from past election seasons, O’Keefe and his group tried to spread various narratives about supposed voter fraud through dozens of videos released before and after the presidential election. Most of these claims were debunked quickly, but not before they were picked up by right-wing media and viewed millions of times on Twitter and YouTube.

James O’Keefe and Project Veritas spent 2020 trying to undermine the election. They failed. | Media Matters for America

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