Original article. We are learning more and more about why so many people are ignorant of the truth. How much better off our country would be if everyone knew the facts.
By Joe Hoft
Published December 8, 2022 at 8:05 pm 473 Comments
Attorneys representing the Missouri and Louisiana AGs in their case against the government have uncovered that the State Department was funding fact checkers possibly in the US.
TGP reported over the weekend that the FBI and DOJ were working with Big Tech to target conservatives. This was recently confirmed, although we have suspected this of taking place for years.
The Gateway Pundit readers know that The Gateway Pundit’s Jim Hoft is a co-Plaintiff, along with several doctors and a Louisiana news outlet, in Missouri and Louisiana lawsuit against the Biden Administration. The AGs of Missouri and Louisiana are suing the Biden Administration (Missouri, et al, v. Biden, et al), the Department of Homeland Security, the FBI, the DOJ, Jen Psaki, Anthony Fauci, Health and Human Services, Xavier Becerra, and other federal agents and agencies for colluding with Big Tech to censor Americans all across the nation.
That lawsuit, the most important First Amendment lawsuit in America in the past 60 years, has turned into a barn burner – but the good guys are actually winning this time.
In October, a Federal Judge ruled that even before the court decides the government’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit, Anthony Fauci and a number of other clowns, including former State Department Daniel Kimmage must sit for depositions and spill their guts.
The Biden Administration’s lap-dogs lawyers, the Department of Justice freaked out and have desperately sought to shut down many of the depositions for absurd reasons. But this hasn’t worked to date.
The Attorneys General recently deposed Daniel Kimmage, the Acting Coordinator for the Global Engagement Center at the Department of State.
The Gateway Pundit tonight can confirm that we’ve uncovered something shocking and potentially corrupt or even criminal that was revealed during his deposition.
Krimmage held the following role from February 22, 2021, through June 30, 2021:
…the Acting Coordinator for the Global Engagement Center at the Department of State. In this role, Mr. Kimmage leads [led] efforts to coordinate and synchronize U.S. government communications efforts designed to counter terrorist recruitment and state-sponsored propaganda and disinformation.
Based on Kimmage’s testimony we’ve uncovered information that the State Department was funding online fact-checkers. Kimmage doesn’t state whether it was foreign or domestic fact-checkers that the State Department was funding.
In the deposition in the Missouri and Louisiana case against the government, Kimmage shared the following:
(Page 183 / Lines 1-4 & 17-25)
1 Q. Has the GEC ever supported
2 fact-checking organizations inside the United
4 A. I don’t believe so.
17 Q. What fact-checkers do you work
19 A. I believe the Pointer(sp) Institute is
20 the only one I recall. I don’t recall the —
21 the specific organizations.
22 Q. Where is that? Where is that
24 A. I don’t recall.
25 Q. Is that a foreign or domestic
(Page 184 / Lines 1-4 & 12-23 )
1 fact-checking organization?
2 A. I don’t — I don’t recall. I don’t
3 recall anything beyond the name.
Q. Do you have any understanding of
13 how GEC works with fact-checking organizations,
14 in general?
15 A. I believe it would be identifying
16 an organization that works in a location where a
17 foreign propaganda disinformation actor, like
18 Russia or China, would be active and supporting
19 them in some fashion.
20 Q. What kind of fashion?
21 A. Support could range from a grant or
22 a financial support to information sharing or
23 training in tools and techniques.
Kimmage must have tried to hide who that entity was that he was talking about.
The Gateway Pundit found that Poynter Institute operates Politifact one of the most notorious fact-checkers in the business. The Poynter Institute also brags about teaching classes on ethics. This and all the while the Institute according to Kimmage was being given grants by the US State Department.
The Poynter Institute does mention that it is supported by government agencies:
We rely on support from several funding sources who value the essential role of the free press in our society, including corporate partners, philanthropic foundations, government agencies and individual donors.
However, when reviewing the Poynter Institute website we see no mention that the US State Department was funding this organization. What is the extent of their funding? What is it used for? Why is this a secret? Is this legal?
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