Conspiracy theorist James Ol and an accomplice are accused of trying to convince young people falsely claim, 2020 presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg sexual assault in their attempt to tank his pursuit of the Democratic nomination.
According to the Daily Beast, Volyam and lobbyist Jack Burkman described Buttigieg, which is a & # 39 is a Democrat and openly gay, as "a terminal threat to" re-election chances of President Trump in the upcoming 2020 presidential race and tried to get an unnamed "Republican" individual demand Buttigieg took him sexually while he was too n & # 39; they have to give consent. The Daily Beast reported that it has audio Burkman Will and discuss their ideas with an unnamed "Republican" and quoted an engineer professor at the University of Michigan-Dearborn, who says that "very likely" that the record has a Will.
Ol efforts and Burkman coincide with the dubious post on Medium site using "Hunter Kelly," which argues, Buttigieg raped him, but did not give any specifics, except that may have occurred in February. "Kelly," he said refresh the charge of "days and weeks ahead." This is the only post of "Kelly" and Twitter account with matching picture was created in April, only four tweets. According to reports, the average price asserts that "Kelly Hunter" was suspended.
Facebook post with the help of "Kelly Hunter" denies the claim, saying that he was not sexually abused, but was taken to a Washington, DC, "political activist" and discussed being gay conservative. Man Kelly spoke to said that they will work in "companies" against Buttigieg, but did not offer any specifics.
"I got raped," Kelly sent. "It's important for everyone to know that I have not been sexually abused, and never will falsely accuse anyone. To keep it short for now- I approached political figure to come to Washington to discuss the political situation from the perspective of a gay Republican. When I arrived, they were discussing Peter Buttigieg and began to talk about how they will run a campaign against him. I went to bed and woke up to a fake Twitter @RealHunterKelly and the article in which I in no way endorsed or written. since I left and I'm working on an official statement to give everyone, including some & # 39; and Buttigieg. Thank you for standing behind me, and knowing that I would not ever take or permit any of this. "
Kelly contacted the Daily Beast reports and He acknowledged that it was true that Will and Burkman tried to invent a false accusation of sexual abuse.
Buttigieg was asked about the charge to stop the company in New York. Mayor of South Bend, Ind., Said it was a lie, and that the charges will not break the campaign.
"Quote Buttigieg in sexual assault charges (from flocks)," the Washington correspondent Playboy Alex Thomas tweeted. "I am sure that this is not the first time that someone is going to do something about me. It's not going to give us. This policy may be ugly, but sometimes you have to face that, if you're in presidential politics. "
Buttigieg quote in sexual assault approval (with flocks) -. "I'm sure this is not the first time that someone is going to do something for me It's not going to give us policy may be ugly, but sometimes you have to face. What if you're in presidential politics."
– Alex Thomas (@AlexThomasDC)
April 29, 2019
David Wall, Jacob's father, wrote a story based on the cache embedded in the report of the Daily Beast, but has since deleted the tweet. Twitter account of Jacob Ol was suspended in February after openly admitting in an interview with & # 39; nd that he was planning to set up a fake Twitter account and Facebook to spread misinformation ahead of primary elections.
This is not the first time Will and Burkman tried to create false claims. In November 2018, two held a press conference to be a woman claims that a special attorney Robert Muller of her sexual abuse. Potential prosecutor not to & # 39; to appear at a press conference, causing Ol and Burkman abandon pursuit. Müller's team asked the FBI to investigate whether the woman be paid wills and Burkman make an accusation.