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Conspiracy Theories / Qanon (Part II) / Sommer Interview #1128182

CNN Evening News for Thursday, Aug 02, 2018
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Wulkes-Barre, Pennsylvania: Gary Tuchman) A talk at a rally for President Trump in Pennsylvania with Qanon members of a fringe movement promoting conspiracy theories presented; scenes shown of members wearing "Q" shorts & holding up the letter "Q." [Several Q MEMBERS - explain what "Q" is all about, that the press is "weaponized" by the CIA.] The beliefs of the Q members & their support for President Trump discussed.

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Live discussion held with "The Daily Beast" reporter William Sommer about Q members & their beliefs. [SOMMER - offer views on how they believe special counsel former FBI director Robert Mueller is actually an ally of Trump, how there is now a rival "R" giving new clues, how Qanon believes Trump is fighting against a global pedophile network, their obseesion that Trump is giving them signs, how the beliefs are confusing.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Tuchman, Gary

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