WATCH: Trump Refuses To Disavow QAnon At NBC News Townhall
President Donald Trump said he knew very little about QAnon other than that supporters of the conspiracy theory were “very much against pedophilia” in and NBC News townhall on Thursday night.
After moderator Savannah Guthrie described QAnon as believers that a pedophile ring run by Democrats is in charge of the U.S. government, she then asked the president to disavow the theory.
Trump refused to do so.
He said, “I know nothing about QAnon. I know very little. You told me but what you tell me doesn’t necessarily make it fact. I hate to say that.”
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“I know nothing about it. I do know they are very much against pedophilia, they fight it very hard. But I know nothing about it,” Trump added.
Guthrie pushed further by quoting Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Nebraska) and his comments on the absurdity of QAnon. The senator once said the conspiracy theory is “nuts” and “real leaders call conspiracy theories conspiracy theories.”