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James O'Keefe Resigns from Project Veritas After Suspension

James O'Keefe, a founder of the conservative undercover journalism collective Project Veritas, resigned following his suspension earlier this month.

James O'Keefe
James O'Keefe

O'Keefe's Resignation Statement

In a statement posted to Vimeo, O'Keefe addressed Project Veritas staff and provided his perspective on recent events leading to his suspension and resignation. He also promised to release information about the efforts to oust him.

Project Veritas Under Investigation

Project Veritas is currently facing multiple challenges, including an investigation by the Federal Bureau of Investigation for its role in obtaining Ashley Biden's diary and a lawsuit from a former employee who alleges a tumultuous and unprofessional workplace with incidents of drug use. The organization denies any wrongdoing.

James O'Keefe
James O'Keefe

O'Keefe's Reflection on Resignation

In his statement, O'Keefe acknowledged being a hard-driving employer and suggested he should have taken more time off. He also likened his current situation to Steve Jobs' departure from Apple, saying he feels liberated and creative.

Potential Future Plans

O'Keefe closed his statement with the impression that he may start something new, saying, "our mission continues," and quoting portions of a speech by Henry V in William Shakespeare's play. He also said he hopes to see some of his former colleagues soon.