Undercover Video: Dems Stoked Violence at Trump Rallies

Operatives also discuss voter fraud in latest from James O'Keefe
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 19, 2016 7:36 AM CDT
Undercover Video: Dems Stoked Violence at Trump Rallies
Scott Foval in a video clip.   (YouTube)

A Democratic operative is out of a job and another is "stepping back" from the Hillary Clinton campaign, thanks to a series of undercover videos in which they allegedly discuss inciting violence at Donald Trump rallies and how to commit voter fraud. In the first video from James O'Keefe's Project Veritas Action, Scott Foval—the national field director for the left-wing activist group Americans United for Change and a contractor at Democracy Partners—appears to brag of "conflict engagement in the lines of Trump rallies" and claims to have conjured the violence that led a rally in Chicago to be canceled, per the Washington Post. Money passes from the Clinton campaign to the DNC, to Democracy Partners, and then to the Foval Group, which "goes and executes the s--t," Foval says, per the Hill.

"It doesn't matter what the friggin' legal and ethics people say, we need to win this motherf---er," he adds. In a second video, Foval describes how one might commit voter fraud in Wisconsin, hinting that Democracy Partners founder Robert Creamer might be on board if "someone else" does the dirty work. Newt Gingrich calls the alleged plot "a direct assault on democracy and the rule of law," per Fox News. Foval was fired from both of his posts Monday, while Creamer announced Tuesday he was "stepping back" from his work on the Clinton campaign. Creamer maintains, however, that Foval's comments were "flat out wrong," per CNN. The DNC adds that O'Keefe is "a convicted criminal with a history of doctoring video to advance his ideological agenda" and there's no evidence that "the activities articulated in the video actually occurred." (More Democratic Party stories.)

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