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Las Vegas sheriff shuts down alt-right reporter Laura Loomer’s conspiracy theory: ‘Stop asking your question’

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Alt-right “citizen journalist” Laura Loomer provoked Las Vegas’ normally even-keeled Sheriff Joseph Lombardo to raise his voice during a Monday press conference when she insisted on asking leading questions.

As Loomer asked questions about the FBI’s “changing timeline” in accordance with the latest alt-right conspiracy theory alleging that the Vegas shooting was a “false flag,” Lombardo swiftly cut her off.

“That’s not how I conduct press conferences” Lombardo said as Loomer continued speaking. “Please stop asking your question. There’s a decorum that we have here.”

After the short exchange, Loomer took to Twitter to recount it to her followers.

“I just asked @Sheriff_LVMPD whether the @FBI timeline of #StephenPaddock has been changed since Valet receipts show a Sep 25 check in date,” Loomer wrote. “He because [sic] very flustered and angry and said ‘please stop asking your question.'”

She then re-tweeted a follower’s recording of the exchange between herself and Lombardo, which they inferred “proved” her leading questions correct.

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Loomer made headlines over the summer after she was arrested for rushing the stage at a Trump-inspired Central Park performance of “Julius Cesar.”

You can watch the brief altercation below, via CNN.

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