Trump Pushes Conspiracy Theory About Buffalo Protester

President Donald Trump advanced an unfounded conspiracy theory about a 75-year-old protester in Buffalo, New York, who was pushed down by police officers, tweeting without evidence that the confrontation may have been a “set up.”

  • Published 9 June 2020
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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday advanced an unfounded conspiracy theory about a 75-year-old protester in Buffalo, New York, who was pushed down by police officers, tweeting without evidence that the confrontation may have been a “set up.” Trump, who has called himself “your president of law and order,” was once again siding firmly with police over the protesters who have taken to the streets across the country. With his tweet, Trump attempted…

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