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James O'Keefe is an award-winning journalist and writer.  He is the founder and President of Project Veritas and Project Veritas Action, non-profit organizations dedicated to investigating corruption, dishonesty, waste and fraud in both public and private institutions.

James O’Keefe’s investigations have led directly to the passage of new legislation, federal and state investigations, congressional inquiries, the de-funding of taxpayer-funded groups, arrests, resignations, firings, re-trainings and disciplinary action.

O’Keefe’s investigations have exposed voter fraud, corruption at ACORN, bias at NPR, racial discrimination at Planned Parenthood, corruption at Enroll America and Battleground Texas, violent plots within the DisruptJ20 movement, incompetence in Medicaid, hypocritical Hollywood environmentalists, Al Sharpton, the heartbreaking failures of the VA, and lawbreaking in Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign.  He famously crossed the border dressed as Osama bin Laden and ISIS terrorists.  

In 2013, O’Keefe authored New York Times bestseller, Breakthrough: Our Guerilla War to Expose Fraud and Save Democracy. He is the recipient of the Robert Novak Award for Journalistic Excellence (2011), has been named “Fox News Power Player of the Week” twice, and was on the Forbes “30 Under 30” for media moguls. 

During the 2014 elections, Project Veritas Action investigations played a pivotal role in four key Senate victories.  In 2016, O’Keefe’s videos were credited with making a signficicant impact in the presidential election. 

In 2017, O'Keefe announced to the world that he was going after the mainstream media. His videos helped the FBI, CIA, and DC metro police arrest and convict three individuals. His CNN investigation exposed CNN's over anti-Trump bias, giving them a major credibility crisis. His New York Timesinvestigation forced the Timesto change their social media policy.

His 2018 investigations into Twitter exposed their attempt to silence conservatives on their platform through a stealthy technique called "shadowbanning." He also published his newest book, American Pravda: My Fight for Truth in the Era of Fake News.