NBC News - Left Center Bias - Liberal - Democrat - Progressive - Credible

Source: NBC News

President Donald Trump’s embrace of QAnon is drawing backlash from some prominent Republicans, who say his comments Wednesday on the group that believes he is saving the world from a satanic cult of pedophiles and cannibals have “No place” in the party.

Trump declined Wednesday to disavow the QAnon movement, saying that the followers of the extreme conspiracy theory are “People who love our country.”

Jeb Bush, the former Florida governor and primary opponent of the president in 2016, tweeted his displeasure with Trump’s remarks on the group, whose conspiracy theories the FBI said in 2019 “Very likely motivate some domestic extremists.”

Sen. Ben Sasse of Nebraska told NBC News in a statement, “Q-Anon is nuts – and real leaders call conspiracy theories conspiracy theories.”

Trump’s embrace comes as the Republican Party has become further entangled with the group.

Before running for office, Georgia Republican congressional candidate Marjorie Taylor Greene wrote dozens of articles published on a now-defunct website that were favorable to the QAnon conspiracy theory, NBC News has found.

Full Story @ NBC News

Share this:

By Media Bias Fact Check

Media Bias Fact Check was founded by Dave Van Zandt in 2015. Dave was a Communications major in college and over the years has focused on personal research in media bias and the role of media in politics. Dave is a registered Non-Affiliated voter who values evidence based reporting.

Leave a Reply