Since long before president Trump won the 2016 election, he’s made effective use of conspiracy theories.
From Barack Obama to Jeffrey Epstein, he uses bizarre stories to appeal to his core base of radicalised supporters. There’s also evidence to suggest that Trump supporters are likely to believe outright lies, like the earth being flat.
But now a White House staffer has reportedly come up with a ludicrous theory of their own.
CNN analyst Brian Karem tweeted to say that a White House source had told him:
Hillary Clinton purposely lost the election with the aid of Russian hacking so the Democrats could then impeach Trump.
Not from the Onion but from a WH source - "Hillary Clinton purposely lost the election with the aid of Russian hack… https://t.co/Ajry87cLSp