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Trump Campaign Promotes Conspiracy Theories On Junior’s Podcast

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Donald Trump is famous — and infamous — for his use of Twitter and Facebook. But particularly since the pandemic forced him to largely swear off his favorite mass, in-person rallies, his campaign has been amping up the use of another form of alternative media: YouTube and podcasts.

The president's most recent sit-down interview? As it happens, it occurred last week on “Triggered," a YouTube program hosted by his namesake son. In a conversation in the White House's map room, Trump Jr. quizzed his dad about everything from who his favorite child is to whether aliens exist — to a Fox News report that Osama bin Laden wanted to assassinate President Barack Obama so that Joe Biden would ascend to the presidency.

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Rudy Giuliani Broadcasts Bigoted, Conspiratorial Rants On China

Reprinted with permission from ProPublica.

Presidential lawyer and former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani has largely fallen out of the public eye since his starring role in President Donald Trump's impeachment. But Giuliani hasn't gone silent.

Instead, he's in his home, doing a call-in radio show and a podcast — “Common Sense" — during which he has repeatedly gone on bigoted rants about China and its government.

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