O’Keefe files FEC complaint against Clinton camp, DNC
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Conservative activist James O’Keefe has filed a Federal Election Commission (FEC) complaint against Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonNevada Senate passes bill that would give Electoral College votes to winner of national popular vote 2020 Dems break political taboos by endorsing litmus tests Iowa Democrats brace for caucus turnout surge MORE’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee (DNC).

O’Keefe’s Project Veritas Action Fund announced the complaint on Friday, alleging “a criminal conspiracy” involving the Clinton campaign, the DNC and three left-leaning super PACs.


“Journalists with Project Veritas Action Fund ('PVA') have uncovered a criminal conspiracy, where, in the words of Scott Foval, ‘The way that works is: The [Hillary for America] campaign pays DNC, DNC pays Democracy Partners, Democracy Partners, Democracy Partners pays The Foval Group, The Foval Group goes and executes ... on the ground,” says the complaint, filed Tuesday.

"This has been done in a manner to evade federal election law and violating coordinate expenditure rules. This criminal conspiracy involves the knowing and willful creation of coordinated expenditures from prohibited corporate sources.”

Foval was until this week the national field director for Americans United for Change, one of three super PACs listed in the complaint, along with Democracy Partners and Priorities USA Action.

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The footage was shot by Project Veritas Action Fund, with one clip released earlier this month showing Foval describing how he convinces people to do “conflict engagement” at Trump’s rallies.

“We have mentally ill people who we pay to do shit, make no mistake,” Foval says in the video. "If you’re there and you’re protesting and you do these actions, you will be attacked at Trump rallies. That’s what we want.

“The whole point of it is that we know that Trump’s people will freak the f--- out, his security team will freak out, and his supporters will lose their shit.”

O’Keefe’s organization released a second video Tuesday that claimed to show Foval planning to “commit voter fraud on a massive scale.”

Foval explains how he “thinks backwards” to avoid prosecution when planning to bus voters into Republican states during the clip.

The methods he describes include using shell companies for purchasing rental cars and mobilizing voters.

Clinton, the Democratic nominee, has repeatedly accused her Republican rival of inciting violence with his rhetoric.

Trump has argued the election process and media are both “rigged” in Clinton’s favor.

O’Keefe’s FEC complaint comes as Clinton leads in most national and battleground state polls just weeks before Election Day.

Project Veritas Action Fund grew to national prominence following a series of undercover videos by O'Keefe targeting Democrats.

Democrats have accused O'Keefe of selectively editing footage to deceive viewers.