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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) A look at the conspiracy theory posited by Representative Paul Gosar, who claimed the August 12 white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, was a left-wing plot, introduced. [In interview with VICE News, GOSAR - says the rally was started by an Obama sympathizer backed by George Soros, a Jewish Hungarian who turned in people to the Nazis.] [On CNN, interviewer Elle REEVE- talks about what Gosar said about the conspiracy with sources from Alex Jones & what Gosar said is not true.] How the rally was organized by Jason Kessler noted.
(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Capitol Hill: Randi Kaye) What Gosar said about his Charlottesville comments & what is now on his website about a Soros interview & a link to a far-right radio show pushing out the conspiracy theory discussed. [On Capitol Hill, GOSAR - evades questions: go back & take a look & it has not been debunked.]
- Cooper, Anderson;
- Kaye, Randi
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