RNC’s Ronna McDaniel spars with ABC host over QAnon query

Republican Nationwide Committee Chair Ronna McDaniel sparred with ABC’s George Stephanopoulos after he accused her of refusing to sentence the conspiracy concept QAnon.

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“I knew you had been going to ask me that query as a result of it is one thing that voters aren’t even eager about,” McDaniel stated on “This Week.” “It is a fringe group. It is not a part of our social gathering. The vice chairman stated I dismiss it out of hand. The president stated what, I do not know something about this group.”

“It has completely nothing to do with this election,” McDaniel continued. “Antifa is burning down cities proper now. … That is loopy, George. The American individuals are worrying concerning the stimulus package deal [House Speaker] Nancy Pelosi is holding up.” 

QAnon is a conspiracy concept centered on the baseless perception that President Trump is waging a secret marketing campaign towards enemies within the “deep state” and a baby intercourse trafficking ring run by satanic pedophiles and cannibals.

QAnon supporters seek advice from “The Storm” usually, which is a reference to an October 2017 assembly between Trump and army leaders throughout which Trump stated, “the calm earlier than the storm.” In the course of the so-called “storm,” hundreds of deep state operatives and high Democrats, together with Hillary Clinton and President Obama, will allegedly be rounded up and despatched to Guantanamo Bay, the idea states.

McDaniel’s uncle, Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, criticized Trump after the president stated he knew “nothing” about QAnon throughout Thursday’s NBC city corridor.

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“I do know nothing about it. I do know they’re very a lot towards pedophilia. They struggle it very laborious however I know nothing about it,” Trump stated.

“The President’s unwillingness to denounce an absurd and harmful conspiracy concept final night time continues an alarming sample: politicians and events refuse to forcefully and convincingly repudiate teams like antifa, white [supremacists], and conspiracy peddlers,” Romney stated in a assertion on Friday.

Fox Information’ Emily DeCiccio contributed to this report.

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