Project Veritas is investigating Ashley Biden’s missing diary.
A source familiar with the case told The New York Times that the group bought a diary for $ 40,000.
James O’Keefe, the founder of Project Veritas, defended the group’s actions in a diary, but it was not disclosed.
The diary of President Joe Biden’s daughter Ashley Biden was brought to a fundraising campaign in Florida for former President Donald Trump two months before the 2020 election. New York Times on Sunday..
The Times is a detailed time that shows that the diary has arrived in the hands of Project Veritas, a group of conservative activists known for conducting sting operations, based on interviews with people close to the situation and other documents. I put together the lines.
The group’s founder, James O’Keefe, acknowledged that Project Veritas was being investigated in connection with Ashley Biden’s diary. Federal Bureau of Investigation in November Search by court order for O’Keefe’s house In connection with the diary, the Times first reported at that time.
O’Keefe Video statement Check your search and defend your involvement in Project Veritas’ diary.
“In the southern part of New York, journalists appear to have been witnessed on suspicion of working legally and honestly,” O’Keefe said. “Our efforts are responsible and ethical journalism, and there is no doubt that Project Veritas acted properly at every step.”
A source familiar with the situation told the Times that Project Veritas called Ashley Biden pretending to be false to verify its authenticity shortly after the diary was displayed in a fundraiser in September 2020. .. A person with knowledge of the case told the Times that Project Veritas eventually paid $ 40,000 to get a diary.
O’Keefe previously claimed that Project Veritas did not use an illegal method to get a diary. The group did not immediately respond to the insider’s request for comment, but blamed the outlet report in a statement to the Times O’Keefe. Don’t make it worse. “
Ashley Biden’s lawyer did not immediately respond to the insider’s request for comment.
The Times and Project Veritas are also involved in a court battle that affects press freedom. Project Veritas sued the newspaper and blocked the issuance of internal memos belonging to the group.Temporarily December Judge Times banned publication of materials..
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