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Donald Trump Jr. spreads conspiracy theory about coverage of London attack

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'3 days after the Daily Beast ran a piece detailing how DonTrump, Jr. has never encountered a right-wing conspiracy theory he wasn’t willing to spread, he was back on Twitter pushing a theory about CNN allegedly staging its coverage of the attacks in London to generate sympathy for Muslims. Don Jr.’s tweet shared an article from Gateway Pundit, a fringe website. As has been the case with other right-wing conspiracy theories, this one spread from widely-read websites of ill-repute  to Don Jr.’s 1.62 million Twitter --  followers who embrace his conspiracy theories  (i.e. in April, he claimed a notorious Pizzagate pusher deserves a Pulitzer. The Trump administration has credentialed Gateway Pundit and Infowars, a site arguably best known for spreading the conspiracy theory that the 2012 school shooting at the Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut was a hoax.'

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