Haughty Matt Tyrmand is getting some comeuppance after allegedly participating in a usurpation of Project Veritas by starting rumors meant to displace iconic journalist and founder of the group, James O’Keefe, this month.
And the move has threatened to destroy the organization as people who have built the group together with O’Keefe are furious and are planning a mutiny against the leader who is left in place after O’Keefe’s exit this week.
Steve Bannon, the host of the War Room, called Tyrmand out by name saying that the people responsible for the scandal are no longer welcome on the War Room, adding that O’Keefe is a national treasure:
WATCH! Steve Bannon goes Nuclear on Project Veritas Board of Directors: All of them, none of them, Tyrmand, the whole crowd. Zero, Dead to us. Never come back ever ever ever. It’s unconscionable what happened here. James O’Keefe is a National Treasure!
— Matt Couch (@RealMattCouch) February 21, 2023
Earlier in February, after a bombastic story from the group exposing the corruption of Big Pharma Pfizer, rumors were all over social media about the group ousting its own high-profile leader, shocking the country.
Even in the early days of the scandal, insiders had started to float Tyrmand’s name as a cause of the internal conflict, saying he was working from the inside to discredit O’Keefe.
Tyrmand’s name had emerged as a point of contact for the massive scandal in independent media, showing that PV board members had been organized to bring a set of very petty complaints against O’Keefe to shake him out of the group he started and got into national attention for breaking up some of the most invasive government corruption of the last two decades.
Jim Hoft reported for Gateway Pundit more details of the reaction by the critical journalists who do the most challenging work for the projects PV is so well known for:
Yesterday, James O’Keefe was fired by the board of the media organization he founded 13 years ago. He gave a 45-minute going away speech yesterday to staff.
Today, the reporters loyal to O’Keefe have told the board that unless they resign today, they are all quitting as a bloc.
This matches the loss of nearly 100,000 followers of PV on Twitter in one day. According to one PV insider about the current Project Veritas board member Matt Tyrmand: “Tyrmand is in full panic mode. We’re all about to walk out after an emergency board meeting tomorrow unless they all resign. All the real journalists here are out and they won’t have anyone left to do the real work that made this place great.”
“Project Veritas has repeatedly released amazing undercover journalism exclusives, including major reporting on sacred left-wing institutions such as ACORN, National Public Radio, Hillary Clinton, Teacher Unions, Planned Parenthood, Jeffrey Epstein, 2020 Voter Fraud, and more. In addition, O’Keefe’s leadership of Project Veritas has resulted in a great deal of news being reported that otherwise would never have come out,” Hoft reported, adding:
And explosively O’Keefe and Project Veritas this past month had a series of explosive reports on Pfizer where Dr. Jordon Walker admitted on camera that the pharmaceutical company systemically altered, edited, and ‘evolved’ the virus, as well as revealing a series of side-effects from supposedly safe COVID vaccines that the mainstream media labels disinformation.
The Gateway Pundit asked this insider if the timing of O’Keefe’s ouster was at all tied to the Pfizer release, as O’Keefe alleged in his going away speech to PV staff, and they admitted that they felt as though it was too suspicious in time to be overlooked. The Project Veritas board includes Matt Tyrmand, John Garvey, George Skakel, Joseph Barton, Steve Alembik. This whole saga was apparently set in motion when O’Keefe tried to fire the Chief Financial Officer of the company Tom O’Hara.
The PV insider added, “The only thing that makes sense is that someone on the board of the organization is trying to destroy it from within. There’s no other explanation.”
O’Keefe addressed a handful of reporters and staff to explain some of the details of what had transpired to lead to his termination from the group.
That video was leaked to Gateway Pundit and then went viral on social media due to intense public interest in the situation.
Journalist Lara Logan confirmed that Trymand was involved with the massive injustice of firing O’Keefe in her reaction to O’Keefe’s Monday leaked video, and added more names:
“Here are some of the traitors on the PV board who had the job of taking down O’Keefe – they should be seen for the dishonest, worthless human beings they are: Daniel Strack, Barry Hinkley & Matt Tyrmand. They may attack me for saying this but obviously they did not act alone.”
Here are some of the traitors on the PV board who had the job of taking down O’Keefe – they should be seen for the dishonest, worthless human beings they are: Daniel Strack, Barry Hinkley & Matt Tyrmand. They may attack me for saying this but obviously they did not act alone. https://t.co/1Hdj3eoIwN
— Lara Logan (@laralogan) February 21, 2023
Other journalists and activists, like Lauren Witzke, noted that there is an orchestrated plan to disrupt activists groups and media projects ahead of the 2024 elections:
It’s all coming together now, it appears the DeSantis clan, including PV board member Matt Tyrmand, all banded together to oust James O’keefe.
They have, and will continue to target others in the MAGA movement in order to dismantle it before the 2024 Presidential campaign. pic.twitter.com/0WKJBwrfYG
— Lauren Witzke (@LaurenWitzkeDE) February 21, 2023
Independent journalist Matt Couch covered the next steps, as Tyrmand had gotten some more blowback from the New York Young Republicans, where he was suspended over his actions.
JUST IN: New York Young Republicans Club SUSPENDS Project Veritas Board Member Matthew Tyrmand from his Role on their Board Pending Outcome of Internal Investigation https://t.co/V9pNtRRVnq
— Matt Couch (@RealMattCouch) February 22, 2023