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According to emails obtained under public records laws, the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office again coordinated with the United States Department of Justice in February 2012 regarding O’Keefe’s voter ID expose.

In February 2012, New Hampshire  Assistant Attorney Genereal Matthew Mavrogeorge, still on the O’Keefe case, organized another meeting with New Hampshire law enforcement officials and DOJ officials, but this time it included FBI investigators.

It is unclear what federal statutory predicate would justify an FBI investigation of O’Keefe’s voter ID expose.

Matthew Mavrogeorge

Matthew Mavrogeorge

Included in Mavrogeorge’s invitation to the February 2012 meeting about O’Keefe were FBI Special Agent Marcie Difede out of Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and Assistant U.S. Attorney Don Feith:

Subject: James O’Keefe, Matt has asked me to schedule a meeting with Macie [sic] Difede of the FBI and Assistant U.S. Attorney Don Feith re James O’Keefe and Project Veritas.  The meeting is tentatively scheduled for Wednesday, February 29 at 9:30 in Room 8.

State law enforcement officials who were requested to attend were New Hampshire Attorney General Michael Delaney, Chief Investigator Paul Brodeur, Criminal Investigator Richard Tracy, paralegal Laura Maynard, Head, Dempsey, Rice and Mydrek.

Perhaps recognizing the absurdity of devoting so many resources to a journalist’s expose, Attorney General Michael Delaney responded:  “I would suggest that we do not need 7 in attendance.”

Eventually only Mavrogeorge and Mydrek were slated to attend the meeting with the FBI regarding O’Keefe.

On March 22, Ann Rice sent an email to Head; it was obtained by PJ Media:

RE: Project Veritas. [U.S. Attorney] John Kacavas is out until Monday.  I spoke with [Assistant U.S. Attorney] Don Feith.  He said it’s on hold because they’re in a dance w/DOJ, but John said they’d “nail it down” next week. So, a little longer hold.

The documents do not reveal what “it” is.

AUSA John Kacavas

USA John Kacavas

While this was happening, left-wing journalists were attempting to gin up criminal charges against O’Keefe. They enlisted the help of a number of election “experts” who opined, incorrectly in hindsight, that O’Keefe had criminal liability for his actions. Among them were Richard Hasen at University of California at Irvine’s law school.  The “experts” never mentioned a statutory predicate for any criminal charges. O’Keefe was never charged.

A Freedom of Information Act request for these documents was made on May 10, 2012.  New Hampshire did not comply with the request until June 13, 2013.  Associate Attorney General Richard Head said that the request was delayed because “there was an open investigation regarding Project Veritas and Mr. O’Keefe.”

The documents were only provided after O’Keefe conducted an ambush interview of Richard Head at his office in New Hampshire and asked Head why he did not comply with the public records request.

Richard Head

Richard Head

Given the communications between the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office and the DOJ over the course of multiple months, and with so many government employees involved, it is inconceivable that Richard Head’s response of June 13, 2013, contains all of the documents responsive to the May 10, 2012, request.

PJ Media has sued Eric Holder for failing to comply with a Freedom of Information Act request. After filing that suit, the Department of Justice provided the requested documents.

The Justice Department’s scrutiny of O’Keefe for exposing voter-fraud vulnerabilities contrasts with the DOJ’s failure to prosecute voter fraud in other places.

Recently, Colorado Secretary of State Scott Gessler discovered that as many as fifteen foreigners had registered to vote in Colorado, and some of them voted.  It is a criminal violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1015(f), 18 U.S.C. § 911 and 42 U.S.C. § 1973gg-10(2) to do so.

Colorado U.S. Attorney John Walsh

Thus far, not a word from John Walsh, the United States attorney for Colorado.  It seems Walsh is not devoting anywhere near the effort to charge these 15 aliens with crimes that his Justice Department, in collusion with the New Hampshire attorney general, devoted to Project Veritas.

As James Rosen of Fox News has learned, in the age of Obama, some people are targeted, and some are not.  Content, not conduct, seems to make the difference.

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So there really is a 'dickhead' and he lives in New Hampshire?
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It is unclear what federal statutory predicate would justify an FBI investigation of O’Keefe’s voter ID expose.

And therein lies the rub. The law-apparently- does not matter. What matters is that someone is defying the crown and this cannot be allowed to stand.

Maybe some Democrat will say "We need to jail O'Keefe to find out what's in the law".
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We really need to correctly describe all of the Obama administration intimidation of O'Keefe, TEA Party and True the Vote for what it was.

Election fraud.

The Obama administration used the powers of the Federal government to intimidate political opponents with the threat of tax or criminal charges to obtain an advantage in an election.

Much as the Soviet Union, Cuba, Venezuela and so many other totalitarian banana republic regimes did and do.
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Their kid will be rich enough to be insulated enough to not face teasing. He'll be hanging out with kids with other stupid names like Apple, Bronx etc

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Actual vote fraud does not warrent any holder DOJ investigations. Only people who investigate vote fraud get investigated. It pretty obvious where his priorities are.
1 year ago
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O'Keefe's being singled out, because he is engaged in offering up proof that voter fraud is going on all around us. From precincts that report more voters than residents and illegal aliens voting unchallenged, our electoral system is losing the confidence of citizens. O's people are going after him to shut him up and intimidate anyone with similar ideas.
1 year ago
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Substitute teacher 10th grade English.

Harold Richard Lipps.

Oh the humanity!
1 year ago
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This is a situation where it matters that we each commit "three felonies a day". In the case of a gadfly like O'Keefe, it is merely necessary to look around for a while to discover a few of his, then be rid of him.
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The whole system is like a house of cards.. one wrong move and it will all collapse. !
It's all about the abuse of power.
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I'm betting that right now NSA's files are being combed for something that can be used to 'get' O'Keefe.
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Socialists/Communists have had this country's constitution on life support my entire life. Looks like they are about to pull the plug on the greatest document ever written....
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What's really sad here (besides Bullock's afro) is the panoply of assistants and deputies and helpers who meekly acquiesced to the DOJ's naked power play. Here, the tyrant does not need firepower; all he needs is a coward or two here mixed with a true believer there, and presto, an election "victory."
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So there really is a 'dickhead' and he lives in New Hampshire?
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