Questions were agitated after the allies Donald Trump Blame in a long report New York Times Hire female spies, including former contestants SurvivorKeep dating secretly with FBI agents and senior Trump officials in 2018 with plans to eradicate potential enemies within the government.
Times report Its conservative ally encourages Mr. Trump to recruit, train, deceive targets, and use hidden cameras to capture interactions while swearing at Mr. Trump for a “sting operation.” I did.
The newspaper reported that the campaign was led by former undercover British spy Richard Seddon and planned to target Mr. Trump’s then-national security adviser. HR McMaster And FBI employees wipe out government-recognized anti-Trump sentiment.
However, the group behind the operation, Project Veritas, Times The outlet reported “Smear Peace” to them, saying they had a “continuous pattern of defamation”. The reality star nominated in the report also publicly denied the claim.
A “brave” plan to target him McMaster They reportedly recruited women to bet on restaurants that staff often visit, wearing hidden cameras. Times Said. The operatives aimed to get McMaster involved in the conversation and film him saying something harmful about the former president.
On Thursday, James O’Keefe, head of Project Veritas, said the article was published because the newspaper was “losing Project Veritas in court,” adding: The·Times Instead, he “tried to slander Project Veritas in a public opinion court.”
Times Project Veritas confirmed last year that it had sued the newspaper for defamation.The organization did not respond to specific questions about operations from Times.. Independent I contacted the group for further comments.
Times Condemns Anna Khait, a professional poker player and former reality TV show contestant Survivor, Being a female agent in an effort. Ms. Khait is said to have been part of many operations, including State Department employees.
Khait did not respond to a request for comment from Times However, he disagreed with the article’s allegations when it was published in A series of posts on Twitter.
“Investigating and monitoring our government is what journalists are supposed to do. Instead. New York Times Attack the people doing their job! I can’t believe it, “she said.
She claimed that she had never investigated the FBI when I conducted an undercover investigation of Project Veritas, calling the accusation “unfounded.”
Independent I contacted Ms Khait for further comments.
Another woman allegedly hired for such an operation is said to have been offered “$ 10,000 to unmask and establish a well-known politician in Washington.”
Times The allegedly involved operatives claimed to have been evaluated on the basis of political beliefs during the interview process when asked about the platform that received the news and the celebrities invited to the dinner party.
The treatise also claimed that they were trained in deception techniques to ensure that they could protect information from potential targets. The exercises reportedly included “student” training on how to overcome cross-examination by police officers and how to target people in elevators.
“Students need to create and maintain a fictitious cover page,” he said. Times It is reported that Mr. Sedon’s espionage tactics have been revealed.
Such agents were allegedly housed in a $ 10,000 / month residence in Georgetown, Washington, and had codenames such as “Brazil” and “Tiger.” They reportedly created fake profiles in dating apps to seduce their targets.
The newspaper explained the plan based on more than 12 interviews with former Project Veritas employees and others familiar with the campaign, as well as current and former government officials and Project Veritas internal documents. He said he was.
Times It is unclear whether Mr. Trump’s White House adviser had direct knowledge of the campaign. The alleged operation against McMaster is said to have been abandoned after he resigned in 2018.
Mr. McMaster Times.. Mr Sedon did not respond to requests for comment from the newspaper.
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