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Oct 02 2020
The U.S. House of Representatives voted 371-18 Friday to issue a resolution condemning the online conspiracy theory QAnon. QAnon is centered around "Q," a purported high-level government official who spreads information on online forums about "deep state" conspiracies at work in the U.S. government. Republican representative Denver Riggleman, a sponsor of the resolution, condemned QAnon afterWashington Examiner NBC News (Online) Reuters
Aug 20 2020
When asked about the QAnon group in a press conference on Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he didn't know much about the movement, "other than I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate." Trump went on to say that from his understanding, the QAnon group "are people that love our country and they just don't like seeing [violence in Portland, Chicago and New York]." QAnon is aCNN (Online News) NPR (Online News) The Epoch Times
Jul 31 2021
Drive along the highways of Missouri and you’re bound to see a few Trump 2020 signs and flags. Many of them are coupled with other staples of Missouri paraphernalia, such as Confederate flags and yellow “Don’t Tread on Me” Gadsden flags. Exposed to the elements, these signs and flags are often in a state of decay, their colors fading and fabric unraveling, yet still proudly on display for asThe Bulwark
Oct 08 2020
Social media company Facebook announced Tuesday that it will ban content and groups that express support for QAnon, which refers to a belief that there is a Satan-worshiping cabal of pedophilic elites running a global child sex-trafficking ring. The ban also extends to another popular social media app, Instagram, which is Facebook-owned. Facebook "will remove any Facebook Pages, Groups andTechCrunch ZeroHedge New York Times (News)
Dec 30 2020
Pro-Trump conspiracy theories may have actually discouraged postelection violence.
Leading up to the Nov. 3 election in the United States, there were major concerns that President Donald Trump’s posture and rhetoric and the consistent social polarization he had engendered in the country since taking office would bubble to the surface, leading to major attacks or sustained violence onSlate
Aug 02 2018
A number of attendees at President Trump's rally in Florida on Tuesday were decked out in homemade apparel celebrating QAnon, a convoluted conspiracy theory that's taken off among a segment of Mr. Trump's base. So what is QAnon, and why are we talking about something this ridiculous?CBS News (Online)
Jan 29 2021
Jake Angeli, who prefers to be known as the “QAnon Shaman,” was one of the most visible rioters at the Capitol earlier this month: shirtless, carrying a spear, and wearing a viking headdress complete with horns, face paint, and a fur coat as he roared throughout the Senate chamber.
Now Angeli wants to testify against the former president he was once “horribly smitten” with, his lawyerVice
Jan 01 2021
Qanon—the conspiracy theory that elite Democrats, government officials, and celebrities are part of a cannibalistic, child-sex-trafficking cult, and Donald Trump is the hero destined to stop them—has allegedly inspired kidnappings, car chases, and a murder. It has also made 28-year-old Patrick Cage a lot of money.
In 2018, Cage, a Californian who works in international environmentalThe Atlantic
Aug 25 2020
Last week’s Democratic National Convention was mainly about decency — about portraying Joe Biden and his party as good people who will do their best to heal a nation afflicted by a pandemic and a depression. There were plenty of dire warnings about the threat of Trumpism; there was frank acknowledgment of the toll taken by disease and unemployment; but on the whole the message was surprisinglyPaul Krugman
Aug 20 2020
On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany clarified that President Trump does not support the conspiracy movement QAnon.
During a press conference on Wednesday, the president was asked to give his thoughts about QAnon – a movement that characterizes President Trump as waging a secret war against an elite group of pedophiles, from the deep state to Hollywood.
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