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Illinois GOP House Nominee Is Sandy Hook And Pizzagate Conspiracy Kook

Right-wing writer Bill Fawell, a Republican-backed congressional nominee in Illinois, has pushed conspiracy theories about tragedies such as the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting…

August 5, 2018
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Roger Stone’s Countless Lies About Russia, Wikileaks, And The Trump Campaign

Roger Stone, a longtime adviser to President Donald Trump, has repeatedly lied or contradicted himself on numerous issues related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.

July 19, 2018
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Republicans Dump House Candidate Who Promoted White Nationalist Websites

Media Matters and others documented numerous bigoted statements from the Republican.

July 10, 2018
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Surprise! A Neo-Nazi Is On California Ballot — As A Republican

John Fitzgerald, an anti-Semite who is running as a Republican for California’s 11th Congressional District seat, has been appearing on neo-Nazi podcasts and falsely claiming that the Holocaust is a “lie.”

July 4, 2018
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Hugh Hewitt Columns Praised Pruitt While His Law Firm Lobbied EPA

Hewitt’s firm represents “clients before the US Department of Justice, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and the Environmental Protection Agency”

May 9, 2018
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Trump Hired A Dozen Media Personalities — And They All Failed

The Associated Press recently noted that “Trump’s new national security adviser, John Bolton, is a former U.N. ambassador, a White House veteran — and perhaps most importantly a Fox News channel talking head. … Another recent TV-land addition to the Trump White House is veteran CNBC contributor Larry Kudlow as top economic adviser.

March 28, 2018
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After D’Souza Mocks Students, Business Group Cancels His Speech

The Fulshear Area Chamber of Commerce in Texas has canceled its event with conservative author and pundit Dinesh D’Souza after he mocked the student survivors of the Parkland, FL, school shooting. An organizer for the event confirmed to Media Matters in an email today that the event has been canceled.

February 22, 2018
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Joe Arpaio Pushed His Senate Candidacy In Notorious Anti-Semitic Publication

Reprinted with permission from Media Matters. Racist and disgraced former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who is now running for the U.S. Senate as a Republican, recently gave an interview to a publication that’s pushed claims that the Holocaust is a “hoax” and 9/11 was a “Jewish” plot. The American Free Press wrote in its January 29 & February 5 […]

January 29, 2018
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White Supremacist Leader Recently Donated To Roy Moore’s Campaign

Moore is a right-wing pundit and twice-removed Alabama Supreme Court judge who holds extreme and toxic views on LGBTQ rights, religion, and environmentalism, among other issues. The Washington Post recently reported that Leigh Corfman said Moore molested her when she was 14 and he was 32.

November 11, 2017
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Hilton Won’t Host Upcoming Racist ‘Conference’

VDare runs a racist website that’s been heavily criticized by civil rights groups for pushing white nationalism. According to the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the white nationalist site “regularly publishes articles by prominent white nationalists, race scientists and anti-Semites.”

October 21, 2017
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Gun Outfit Hired Hannity And Others As Paid Shills

Right-wing radio hosts such as Sean Hannity and Mark Levin have been acting as paid pitch people for a company that promises to help train members on how to use guns to “survive a mass shooting.” Hannity has been especially vocal about the company and used the recent Las Vegas mass shooting to shill for it on his radio program.

October 9, 2017
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After Trump Pardon, Joe Arpaio Gives Interview To Publication That Denies The Holocaust

Trump pardoned Arpaio on August 25 after he was convicted of criminal contempt of court for deliberately violating a court order regarding his racial profiling of undocumented immigrants. As the Phoenix New Times has documented, Arpaio — who was voted out of office last November — had “fostered horrendous jail conditions, reckless police operations, and carried out personal vendettas against political rivals and members of the press. … Foremost, he and his deputies have violated the Constitutional rights of brown-skinned U.S. citizens and have committed outright cruelty against the undocumented.”

September 21, 2017

Cheyenne Mountain Resort Cancels Plans To Host White Nationalist VDare Conference After Wide Criticism

As Media Matters reported, VDare recently announced, and started taking reservations for, its April 2018 conference at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. The event was scheduled to feature “a weekend of candor, fellowship, and top-notch speakers, as we celebrate the shifting political tides and discuss the way forward for patriotic immigration reform and American national identity.”

August 17, 2017
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Right-Wing Media Provided Home For White Supremacist Before He Organized Charlottesville Rally

Before he organized the recent white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, VA, Jason Kessler wrote for The Daily Caller and the white nationalist site VDare and appeared as a purported expert on Alex Jones’ Infowars network.

August 15, 2017

White Nationalist VDare Hosting Conference In Colorado With Breitbart Columnist

The white nationalist and anti-immigrant hate group VDare will host its next conference at Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, CO. The 2018 event will feature anti-immigrant writer Peter Brimelow, Breitbart.com columnist Tom Tancredo, and writer John Derbyshire, who describes himself as a “mild and tolerant” “homophobe” and “racist.”

August 10, 2017
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The Conflicts Of Interest Hiding Behind Pro-Pipeline Op-Eds Around The Country

A retired general wrote numerous op-eds attacking pipeline protesters without disclosing his financial ties to the pipeline industry, including to a security contractor that has used “counterterrorism measures” against those protesters. That deception has led at least one publication to prohibit him from writing in its pages in the future.

July 28, 2017
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Conspiracy Theorist Alex Jones Claims The CIA Is Trying To ‘Assassinate’ Trump

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been repeatedly warning Trump that “rogue elements” within the CIA are trying to “assassinate” him before he takes office. Trump reportedly speaks to Jones on the phone and watches his videos, and he has previously echoed Jones’ other conspiracy theories and rhetoric.

December 20, 2016

Alex Jones Deletes Video Urging Fans To Personally “Investigate” Pizzagate

After an Alex Jones listener attempted to “self-investigate” Pizzagate and ended up firing his gun inside the restaurant — and subsequent media coverage — Jones deleted the damning YouTube video.

December 17, 2016
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Conspiracist Alex Jones Tries To Scrub Pizzagate Content From Infowars

While Jones has been attempting to distance himself from his clear promotions of pizzagate, his own content — scrubbed or otherwise — proves that he can’t run away from it.

December 14, 2016
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Donald Trump Jr. Promotes ‘Alt-Right’ Video On Twitter Days Before Election

Donald Trump Jr. promoted an “alt-right” video on his Twitter account that suggests Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign is engaged in satanism.

November 7, 2016

Before Lewandowski, CNN Said Contributors Getting ‘Paid’ By A Campaign ‘Would Not Be Permitted’

CNN’s decision to continue employing Corey Lewandowski, who is being simultaneously paid by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s campaign, clashes with its own years-long stated policies. The network has previously said that a person being “paid” by a campaign “would not be permitted to be a CNN contributor.”

September 22, 2016

Trump Ally Roger Stone Promotes Double Agent Smears Against Deceased Capt. Khan And His Family

Published with permission from Media Matters for America. Roger Stone, a longtime Trump ally and adviser, is promoting smears against fallen U.S. Army Captain Humayun Khan and his family. Stone is claiming that Khizr Khan, Capt. Kahn’s father, is a “Muslim Brotherhood agent” and is promoting an article suggesting Humayun Khan was a double agent […]

August 2, 2016

Trump Adviser And GOP Congressmen Gave Pro-Trump Interviews To White Nationalist Radio Host At The RNC

James Edwards celebrated going “mainstream” by appearing at the RNC with “All-Access” media credentials.

July 24, 2016
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White Nationalists Love Trump’s Convention: ‘GOP Is Becoming The De Facto White Party’

VDare Celebrated Its Tweets Being Featured At RNC: “This Is Great Fun!” The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) describes VDare.com as “an anti-immigration hate website” with a white nationalist ideology.

July 22, 2016

Roger Stone’s Pro-Trump Rally Will Be The Freak Show To The RNC Circus

The rally recently hit a speedbump after organizers were forced to drop a white nationalist website that had previously been featured in promotional materials as a sponsor.

July 17, 2016