Experts weigh in on how QAnon conspiracy theory gained followers

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Posted October 16, 2020 at 12:19pm

President Donald Trump, at a town hall on NBC on Thursday night, refused to denounce the QAnon conspiracy theory that supports him. Just earlier that day, a House Intelligence Committee explored conspiracy theories and misinformation.

Watch as experts explain some of the reasons why theories such as QAnon are taking hold online.

No Republican members attended the hearing.

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