Episode 5: We also discuss whether the Republican Party would be in a stronger place today had Hillary Clinton defeated Donald Trump in 2016.
Miley Cyrus is "going home" to Nashville, Tennessee for Christmas.
You aren’t a conservative if you believe in conspiracy theories.
According to Miley Cyrus, her Christmas Days usually involve "apology texts" and conspiracy theories.
CLAIM: The late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wanted to lower the age of consent for sex to 12 years old.
The Birtherism 2.0 brouhaha began the way so many do.
CLAIM: Gretchen Whitmer, the Democratic governor of Michigan, is the niece of billionaire investor and philanthropist George Soros.
After an explosion of misinformation, conspiracy theories and lies about COVID-19 in March, one Waco doctor took the fight back to the internet.
Journalists and politicians on Twitter were quick to fact-check and rebuke the
WHITE HOUSE: “Antifa and professional anarchists are invading our communities, staging bricks and weapons to instigate violence. These are acts of domestic terror.” — tweet Wednesday, with a video showing collections of bricks and stones as if stockpiled for attacks.
KAYLEIGH McENANY, White House press secretary, referring to the former CIA director: “It was John Brennan who sat before Congress and said the Steele dossier — paid for by Hillary Clinton, paid for by the DNC — that that document played no part of the role in opening the Russia probe, when, in fact, we know it did; when, in fact, we know it was the impetus.” — news briefing Tuesday.
CLAIM: Videos show proof that actor Tom Hanks and Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot support the “New World Order,” a conspiracy theory built on the idea that the world’s most wealthy and powerful are plotting to overthrow democracy and install a single, global authoritarian government.
Maatje Benassi, a US Army reservist and mother of two, has become the target of conspiracy theorists who falsely place her at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, saying she brought the disease to China.
President Trump urged his supporters to “LIBERATE” states led by Democratic governors, in effect encouraging protests against stay-at-home restrictions.
CLAIM: Maps show a correlation between confirmed COVID-19 cases and locations where 5G wireless service has been installed.
Meanwhile, you won't find Trump's trial on most TV networks tonight. But you can get the lowdown here, updated through the evening.
YouTube, like Facebook and Twitter, has faced considerable criticism for letting misinformation spread unchecked on its video site.
The moon is having a star turn. This summer will mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 lunar landing, and the Trump administration has ordered NASA to put astronauts back on the moon by 2024.
He's a longtime political consultant, a purveyor of conspiracy theories and an unabashed reveler in his own reputation for underhanded tactics.
After I wrote about QAnon, an online conspiracy theory that leaped on Tuesday from the far reaches of the Internet to the audience at President Donald Trump's rally in Tampa, an email arrived in my inbox from a man named Paul Burton.
On Tuesday evening, the dark recesses of the internet lit up with talk of politics.