ABC News has suspended a reporter involved in an upcoming Project Veritas video the evening before the project is set to be released.
Project Veritas, a conservative watchdog group, plans to release a video Wednesday exposing bias at ABC News, founder James O’Keefe tweeted. Veteran reporter David Wright was suspended Tuesday evening ahead of the project’s release, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.
“Any action that damages our reputation for fairness and impartiality or gives the appearance of compromising it harms ABC News and the individuals involved,” a statement given to the Daily Caller from an ABC News spokesman reads. “David Wright has been suspended, and to avoid any possible appearance of bias, he will be reassigned away from political coverage when he returns.”
They have previously received insider videos exposing network biases in numerous networks, including CNN and ABC News. The watchdog group has also aired videos of a Democratic Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders’ staffer promoting violence against his political opponents.
— James O’Keefe (@JamesOKeefeIII) February 26, 2020
The upcoming Project Veritas video “will expose ABC News’ agenda to mislead voters and push their own narratives,” O’Keefe tweeted.
The video will air tomorrow. Project Veritas previously exposed ABC News over allegedly covering up reporting on deceased accused child sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein. (RELATED: Katie Pavlich Ties ABC’s Epstein Cover-Up To Clintons, Stephanopoulos)