Looking into Misuse of Government Resources in Project Veritas Deep
U.S. Department of Justice said on Wednesday it would look into alleged
“misuse of government resources to advance personal interests” in
response to a video from James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas purporting to
expose “deep state” federal employees.
DEVELOPING: Statement from DOJ on today's vid: "These allegations are deeply concerning. Department policy prohibits misuse of government resources to advance personal interests. We are looking into this immediately and have referred this matter to the Inspector General as well."
the video, a Department of Justice paralegal, Allison Hrabar, is caught
on camera saying there is “a lot of talk about how we can, like, resist
is reportedly amember
of the Democratic Socialists of America(DSA).
She talks about how she has a friend, who is also a member of DSA,
working in the Department of Agriculture and “slowing down” the process
by which people get cut off from food stamps.
have a member who works for the people who distribute food stamps, and
they can, like, take that away, and they’re slowing what they do… What
they’re doing means that people are going to be able to stay on food
stamps for another month or two, which is, like, really
important,” Hrabar said.
video also suggests that Hrabar is seemingly using her work computer at
the DOJ to research DSA’s political targets, apparently including
looking up a lobbyist’s license plate to organize a protest outside his
person featured in O’Keefe’s video is Jessica
Schubel, who is a “former Chief of Staff for the Centers for
Medicare and Medicaid Services during the last Obama administration,”
according to Project Veritas.
can be seen discussing that there is “like, a little resistance
movement” inside the government in Washington. She can also be seen
stating that she received confidential information from a friend at the
Department of Health and Human Services.