James O’Keefe, a conservative covert journalist, has once again accomplished his mission. This time, he was able to persuade a member of Senator John Fetterman’s (D-PA) staff that their boss is in favor of repealing one of the most important Constitutional liberties in the United States.
Senator’s “special assistant” Luke Borwegan boasted of his ability to manipulate “puppet” journalists in a video posted early Wednesday morning. He stated that these journalists will “paint the narrative that we want” and that the senator is “fine with the 2nd Amendment being overturned.”
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Special Assistant to @JohnFetterman: "He'd be okay with, like, overturning the Second Amendment.”
Also says the Senator’s office handpicks journalists “that will say exactly what the F*** we want them to.” #RealJohnFetterman pic.twitter.com/G8HOnpHcLa
— O’Keefe Media Group (@OKeefeMedia) May 23, 2023
Later in the video, Borwegan alludes to the senator’s press staff as a “work of art,” stating that “we can go tell reporters to f*** themselves, and they can’t do anything, because they need us more than we need them, because everyone wants a story about John Fetterman.”
The staff member described how his office granted an exclusive interview to a single correspondent with Senator Fetterman shortly before the senator sought treatment for depression.
Borwegan was questioned by an undercover reporter working for O’Keefe’s new company, which goes by the name O’Keefe Media Group, regarding the senator’s position on gun regulation. “He’s 100 percent for gun control. Borwegan was quoted as saying, “Red flags, banning automatic rifles, and all that s***.” The staffer added that “He [Fetterman] would probably be OK with overturning the Second Amendment. I think he would prefer, like, nobody has guns at all.”
Senator Fetterman defeated Republican candidate Mehmet Oz after a contentious campaign in which gun-rights groups targeted the Democrat for his positions on assault weapons bans, universal background checks, and other anti-gun positions that have been longtime Democratic priorities. This victory occurred after Senator Fetterman prevailed in a contentious campaign against Republican candidate Mehmet Oz. On the trail, Fetterman described an incident in which he pointed his shotgun at an assailant until the police arrived and admitted, “I may have broken a few laws in the process.” He meant that he did this until the police arrived.
Fetterman campaigned for gun control while running against Mehemet Oz for Pennsylvania senator, penning the following for Medium on the subject.
“Before you start thinking I’m just another Democrat who hates guns, you might be surprised to learn that for ten years, I have owned a Smith & Wesson Model 500. In fact, I’ve been around guns for most of my life.”
Fetterman also echoed the all-to-common rhetoric of blaming the NRA and divisiveness in the country for the mass amount of violence caused by guns, not individuals:
“But instead of constructively working together — regardless of political ideology — around the shared idea that we all want to make our country safer, we’ve settled into an all-too-familiar pattern that pits gun owners against the rest of America. This dangerous divisiveness is fueled by hyperbolic NRA talking points that are rooted in the irrational fear that any attempt to make gun ownership safer is a threat to gun ownership everywhere.”
“The grip of the NRA is so suffocating in Washington that politicians are too afraid of the gun lobby to pass even the most sensible reforms, like universal background checks. This simple step could keep firearms out of the hands of the most dangerous people in our country and help save lives. But the NRA would rather that a violent criminal could purchase my gun on the street, no questions asked.”