Conservative activist James O’Keefe will skip his scheduled trip to the Republican National Convention, citing “government restrictions” that will prevent his appearance.
O’Keefe was slated to be the guest of honor at a Tuesday luncheon hosted by the James Madison Institute, a free-market oriented think tank. However, according to a statement on the organization’s website, O’Keefe was forced to cancel his trip.
“Due to unforeseen circumstances, the guest speaker for our luncheon, James O’Keefe, will not be able to personally attend JMI’s event tomorrow,” read the statement. “However, he will participate via Skype with both remarks and a robust Q & A session. Come hear why the federal government has revoked permission for him to travel to Tampa.”