White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump’s retweeting of an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein posted just hours after he was found dead of an apparent suicide.
Epstein’s death triggered a slew of online conspiracy theories.
Top officials are calling for an investigation into his death, which Conway cited as the point of the retweet.
Though Trump and Epstein have a long and well-documented relationship, Conway dismissed connections between “the president to this monster” and urged that the cases against Epstein continue.
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White House adviser Kellyanne Conway downplayed President Donald Trump retweeting an unsubstantiated conspiracy theory about the death of accused sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein — posted just hours after he was found dead of an apparent suicide.
Conway initially said on “Fox News Sunday” that she couldn’t discuss the ongoing investigations into the convicted sex offender’s death, but said Trump posted the theory because he “just wants everything to be investigated.”See the rest of the story at Business Insider
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