Meet Jack Burkman (R), the man reportedly behind a botched smear attempt against Pete Buttigieg (D)

A plot reportedly by Burkman and Jacob Wohl to falsely accuse the presidential hopeful of sexual misconduct fell apart when the accuser recanted.

Meet Jack Burkman, the man reportedly behind a botched smear attempt against Pete Buttigieg

-Think Progress; 4/30/2019


Trump-endorsed One America News Network among right-wing amplifiers of Jacob Wohl’s (R) attempted smear of Pete Buttigieg (D)

https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2019/04/30/Trump-endorsed-One-America-News-Network-among-right-wing-amplifiers-of-Jacob-Wohls-attempt/223596

-Media Matters; 4/30/2019


Far-Right Smear Merchants Try to Slime Pete Buttigieg (D) with Bogus Sex Assault Claim

https://www.thedailybeast.com/far-right-smear-merchants-jacob-wohl-and-jack-burkman-try-to-slime-pete-buttigieg-with-bogus-sex-assault-claim

The mayor was briefly accused of assaulting a young man. A GOP source says right-wing operatives Jacob Wohl and Jack Burkman approached him to make similarly untrue accusations.

-The Daily Beast; 4/29/2019