The president was pressed to “disavow QAnon in its entirety” during an NBC town hall on Thursday evening, with moderator Savannah Guthrie stating the group believes Democrats are a “Satanic pedophile ring” and that Trump is the “savior.”
“I know nothing about QAnon. I know very little,” Trump replied, as Guthrie interjected: “I just told you.”
You told me, but what you tell me doesn’t necessarily make it fact. I hate to say that. I know nothing about it. I do know they are very much against pedophilia, they fight it very hard.
Trump: "I know nothing about QAnon. I know very little."
Guthrie: "I just told you."
Trump: "You told me, but what you tell me doesn't necessarily make it fact. I hate to say that." pic.twitter.com/08ngfKQ34G
— Washington Examiner (@dcexaminer) October 16, 2020
The exchange was prompted by an earlier question from the moderator, who also asked Trump to denounce “white supremacy” – despite numerousstatements from the president condemning racists and hate groups in the past. Trump also used the opportunity to blast left-wing militants seen rampaging through “Democrat” cities amid a wave of unrest kicked off in May.
I denounce white supremacy, and frankly, want to know something? I denounce Antifa, and I denounce these people on the left that are burning down our cities that are run by Democrats who don’t know what they’re doing.
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