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Sandy Hook truther Alex Jones brags his InfoWars conspiracy site cleared to attend White House briefings

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President Donald Trump’s administration has given several fringe right-wing news outlets access to the daily White House press briefings, and now conspiracy theorist Alex Jones says he’s about to join the party.

Media Matters notes that Jones — who in the past has embraced conspiracies ranging from 9/11 being an “inside job,” to former President Barack Obama’s birth certificate being a forgery, to the Sandy Hook massacre being a “false flag” — said this week that he has been offered White House press briefing credentials by the Trump administration.

“I know I get White House credentials, we’ve already been offered them, we’re going to get them, but I’ve just got to spend the money to send somebody there,” Jones said in a video posted on Wednesday.

In addition to sending one of his “reporters” to attend White House press briefings, Jones said that he also wanted to send people to do investigative journalism in Washington, D.C.

“But there is investigative journalism, or people to interview in D.C.,” he said. “Might be good to put a few reporters there, it’s just all a money issue.”

In addition to his role in fueling the “9/11 Truth” and “Birther” conspiracy theories, Jones has also opined that same-sex marriages are a plot by eugenicists, that the Air Force is creating tornadoes in the Midwest, and that Michelle Obama is really a man who kidnapped her two children to hide her true identity.

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Pentagon gives senators classified briefing on UFOs reported by the Navy

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While it might sound like something out of "The X-Files," Navy pilots have been seeing UFOs, and U.S. Senators now want to know what's happening.

According to Politico, three more senators met with Pentagon officials for a classified briefing Wednesday about encounters pilots are having with unidentified aircraft. It seems the Pentagon is getting more and more requests by officials with high clearances to figure out what's happening.

The crafts are, at their most basic, nothing more than "unidentified aircraft," and while it isn't likely they're little green men, there are some senators who might have concerns about whether these UFOs are actually a foreign adversary.

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Wall Street Journal issues blistering editorial asking Trump what the point is of a second term

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In a blistering editorial, the Wall Street Journal is asking President Donald Trump what the point of a second term is since he hasn't done anything in his first term.

During his rally in Orlando Tuesday, Trump repeated the same tired lines and same tired policies from 2016. The "Promises Made, Promises Kept" slogan shown over the crowd, yet the supporters didn't understand the irony.

"The most striking fact of his speech was how backward looking it was," the editorial board said. "Every incumbent needs to remind voters of his record, Mr. Trump more than most because the media are so hostile."

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‘Crosses a line’: New York Times publisher unleashes on Trump for accusing paper of ‘treason’

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On Wednesday, New York Times publisher A. G. Sulzberger wrote a blistering editorial in the Wall Street Journal, saying that President Donald Trump's latest attack on his paper "crosses a line."

First it was the "the failing New York Times." Then "fake news." Then "enemy of the people," wrote Sulzberger. "President Trump's escalating attacks on The New York Times have paralleled his broader barrage on American media. He's gone from misrepresenting our business, to assaulting our integrity, to demonizing our journalists with a phrase that’s been used by generations of demagogues. Now the president has escalated his attacks even further, accusing the Times of a crime so grave it is punishable by death.

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