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Cue the loons: meet the ‘QAnon’ conspiracists lining up for Congress seats

More than 24 candidates have backed the idea Trump is secretly fighting a global cabal of paedos

Susan Cornwell

The US House of Representatives recently voted to condemn the pro-President Donald Trump online conspiracy theory known as “QAnon”. But a number of QAnon-friendly lawmakers may soon be taking seats in the House chamber.

More than two dozen candidates for Congress in the November 3 elections have endorsed or given credence to QAnon or promoted QAnon content online, the non-profit watchdog group Media Matters said. Two are independents, the rest are Republicans.

At least one of them is expected to be elected to the House of Representatives next week and a second has a good chance...

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