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Published on Oct 3, 2019
Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy was born of a false conspiracy theory, and he's only embraced more since he took office. Chris Cillizza walks us through a step-by-step guide to a Trump conspiracy theory news cycle.
SOURCES AND FURTHER READING: PANTS ON FIRE: Trump’s latest California voter fraud claim as baseless as past allegations https://bit.ly/2J2jaBX
Full Speech: Trump Tells Republicans To Be "More Paranoid" About Vote Counts At NRCC Dinner https://bit.ly/2LKMteR
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CREDITS Writer: Chris Cillizza The Point team: Leigh Munsil and Allison Gordon Editor: Steven Sevilla Producer: Arielle Sacks