James O’Keefe has done it again. He went undercover and got a senior security engineer at Twitter to admit the company would hand over all of Donald Trump’s posts and private messages, even the ones he has deleted.
The Twitter employee, Clay Haynes, a self-described “bleeding heart liberal," said the company would be “more than happy to help with the Department of Justice’s little investigation.”
A Project Veritas undercover journalist asked how, and Haynes responded:
“Basically, giving them every single tweet that he’s posted. Even the ones he’s deleted. Any direct messages, any mentions, oh, yeah.”
“I don’t like being part of the machine that is contributing to America’s downfall,” Haynes added.
During another meeting, Haynes told a disguised O’Keefe directly:
“We can absolutely look at every single message, every single tweet, whatever you log into, what profile pictures you upload, what profile pictures that you thought you were going to do.”
Haynes would not comment on whether or not Twitter has offered the DOJ Trump’s private messages to assist with its Mueller investigation.
Haynes confirmed in the video that the amount of power Twitter holds with user data is “terrifying,” “very dangerous,” and “very, very creepy big brother-ish.”
Twitter responded and said the employee doesn’t speak for them and condemned the “selectively edited” video:
“The individual depicted in this video was speaking in a personal capacity and does not represent or speak for Twitter. Twitter only responds to valid legal requests, and does not share any user information with law enforcement without such a request.
“We deplore the deceptive and underhanded tactics by which this footage was obtained and selectively edited to fit a pre-determined narrative. Twitter is committed to enforcing our rules without bias and empowering every voice on our platform, in accordance with the Twitter Rules.”