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Trump Is Using Election Fraud Conspiracy Theories To Raise Money For A Personal Slush Fund

December 2, 2020
Donald Trump is raising money more quickly as an election loser than he did as a candidate during the presidential campaign. On Tuesday night, Rachel Maddow pointed out that since the election, Trump has raised $170 million – most of which is going into a slush fund that the outgoing president can use to fund

Trump Spread Multiple Conspiracy Theories on Monday. Here Are Their Roots.

September 1, 2020
In a wide-ranging interview with Fox News host Laura Ingraham on Monday night, President Trump spread multiple conspiracy theories about the protests that have erupted across the nation. Many of Mr. Trump’s unfounded claims can be traced back to narratives that have been swirling online for months.Here are three of the baseless conspiracy theories that

Trump Embraces Fringe Theories on Protests and the Coronavirus

August 30, 2020
“What does President Trump think will happen when he continues to insist on fanning the flames of hate and division in our society and using the politics of fear to whip up his supporters?” Mr. Biden asked. “He is recklessly encouraging violence. He may believe tweeting about law and order makes him strong — but