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BUSTED! Pro-Trump PAC Rep Admits To Voter Suppression Campaign Targeting Blacks, Suburban Mothers

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posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 08:49 PM
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It looks like everyone is releasing their October suprises in pieces, including the Telegraph. Now we have Jesse Benton admitting to voter suppression on a hidden camera.



Here's the transcript:


Benton: We're doing pretty well ahhh but we don't have anywhere near the funds that Hillary's groups do so we really have to be surgical

Benton: So we have a voter suppression campaign — quite frankly — targeting African Americans, and uh, and sort of, suburban moms, just bad stuff about Hillary, just trying to take their taste for her away.

Female Reporter: I see, so that they don't turn out.

Benton: Yeah just keep them — just try to drop her turn out two or three points



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posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 08:55 PM
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Sounds like normal politics to me, make the other person look bad. Its not like Project Veritas inciting violence and rioting or talking about voter fraud. Whats so busted about this ?


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posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 08:55 PM
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So Trump is using the same tactics the Clinton campaign is famous for and the Liberals want to whine about it. Get over it. I see you don't mind Hillary's underhanded sh** though, right?
When are you going to face the fact you're supporting a criminal?
edit on 26-10-2016 by DAVID64 because: punctuation



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 08:55 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian

Definitely not a good story for the Trumpeters.

That being said..... this guys said that voter suppression is "turning people off to her" by talking trash about her (my words).

Unfortunately, this pales in comparison to the Dem operatives that explicitly talk about bussing people from state to state to vote multiple times when possible and renting cars to further hide their operations.

It also pales in comparison to the videos of the Dem operatives telling people if they vote for Hillary they can take their absentee ballot (but not if they vote for Trump).

Unfortunately comparing this to that is comparing apples to oranges. Can you point to a place in this video where any laws were broken (or discussed being broken).....? Didn't think so.

I'm sure there are law-breakers out there on the Trump side.... find that. It will go farther than this.... because this is not much of anything.




edit on 26-10-2016 by eluryh22 because: (no reason given)


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posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:01 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian

So bad stuff about Hillary equals voter suppression.

I'm guilty.

Is bad stuff about Trump voter suppression?

Your guilty

Not enough details in the short clip of anything illegal anyway.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:04 PM
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a reply to: theantediluvian

Wow. Finally getting to see the other side, awesome!

One question...

Which PAC employees Jesse Benton?

Cause publicly he has worked for Americans for Tax Reform, the Liberty Coalition, and the American Conservative Union.

I mean who would hire this guy after

On Thursday, May 5th, 2016, Benton was found guilty of four federal crimes: conspiracy, causing false records, causing false campaign expenditure reports, and making false statements.


Source
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posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:05 PM
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I bet this guy is under blackmail since his convictions a few months ago.

And the sound is out of sync in the video.

Possibly heavily edited.

DNC is buying whoever and whatever they can after their embarrassments.




posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:06 PM
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a reply to: thesungod

Seems to be a commonality among these PAC people - federal crimes, regardless of which side of the aisle they color themselves...



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:07 PM
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Buy "voter suppression" dose he mean having The "new" black panther party standing outside voting precincts. Or just running all the negative adds the PAC can afford.

On top of that Jesse Benton needs to be in jail due to his time with Ron Paul.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:07 PM
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so voter suppression = bad info about the other candidate?

huh???????????



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:20 PM
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a reply to: xuenchen




I bet this guy is under blackmail since his convictions a few months ago. 


More likely a back room deal to shorten his sentence.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:24 PM
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originally posted by: SonOfThor
a reply to: thesungod

Seems to be a commonality among these PAC people - federal crimes, regardless of which side of the aisle they color themselves...



Perhaps you can help me out. Where is the crime in this video?



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:25 PM
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originally posted by: hillbilly4rent
a reply to: xuenchen




I bet this guy is under blackmail since his convictions a few months ago. 


More likely a back room deal to shorten his sentence.


Very possible.

It was suspicious when all he got was probation and a fine.

Perfect deal.




posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:25 PM
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So talking sh*t about the other candidate is voter suppression now?



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:26 PM
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By the name of the thread I thought there was a way to trick african americans, and suburban moms not to vote, arresting them, or something. but it sounds like this guy just wants to get the word out of what a witch this woman is. and rightly so.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:33 PM
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is there more to this video because so far, I don't see where he's describing anything that comes close to voter suppression, unless they are hassling the voters at the poles...
god, I can't wait till this is election is over!!!



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:33 PM
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a reply to: eluryh22

Not in the video, the guy is a recently convicted felon in regards to campaign stuff. Aaron Black was the other iirc.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:38 PM
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originally posted by: theantediluvian
It looks like everyone is releasing their October suprises in pieces, including the Telegraph. Now we have Jesse Benton admitting to voter suppression on a hidden camera.



Here's the transcript:


Benton: We're doing pretty well ahhh but we don't have anywhere near the funds that Hillary's groups do so we really have to be surgical

Benton: So we have a voter suppression campaign — quite frankly — targeting African Americans, and uh, and sort of, suburban moms, just bad stuff about Hillary, just trying to take their taste for her away.

Female Reporter: I see, so that they don't turn out.

Benton: Yeah just keep them — just try to drop her turn out two or three points


Basically if they put out enough negative adds about how she hasn't supported blacks and there causes they will make it less likely they will vote for her. Realistically speaking they aren't going to votell republican and they know that. So the best they can hope for is make them mad enough at her not to vote. But looking at early voting they may have switched more than they thought and instead of bit voting they are voting trump wI'll see as election. Gets cloaer.



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:40 PM
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originally posted by: Edumakated
So talking sh*t about the other candidate is voter suppression now?


Campaigns always have voter supression each side wants to trash the other candid ate so they lose parts of their base. This has gone on since politics started



posted on Oct, 26 2016 @ 09:42 PM
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The above might just be a trivial non-story, but this one definitely ain't:

Trump Loyalists Planned Voter Intimidation Using Fake ID Badges, Fake Exit Polling — Until HuffPost Asked Them About It


Vote Protectors, the anti-voter-fraud group hosted by Donald Trump ally and political dirty trickster Roger Stone, plans to send volunteers to monitor polling places in nine cities with high minority populations on Election Day, Stone said last week. Untrained poll-watchers have intimidated voters in previous elections. But Vote Protectors is going further than its predecessors.

Stone’s group created an official-looking ID badge for its volunteers to wear, and its volunteers planned to videotape voters and conduct fake “exit polls,” efforts that election experts say risks intimidating and confusing voters.

edit on 26/10/2016 by rnaa because: (no reason given)




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