QAnon has gained a foothold in right-wing politics, strongly supporting president Donald Trump. To date, Trump has not directly addressed the QAnon conspiracy topic. Much of the president’s messaging clearly amplifies conspiracies including QAnon. According to Bot Sentinel, over 90% of Trump’s retweets contain inauthentic information.
“The far-right conspiracy known as QAnon has gained traction on social media, and broke into the mainstream when Marjorie Taylor Greene, a known QAnon supporter won a Republican congressional primary runoff in the state of Georgia. CNET senior producer Dan Patterson joins CBSN to discuss the significance.” – CBS News