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Twitter revokes the verification of a Pizzagate truther after she sent trolls after Chrissy Teigan and John Legend

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Twitter once again had to revoke the verification of a hard-right journalist and Pizzagate truther on Sunday after she accused celebrity couple Chrissy Teigan and John Legend of taking part in a Hollywood pedophile ring.

Gizmodo reported that Twitter un-verified right-wing journalist Liz Crokin after Teigan raised alarms Saturday about tweets that seemed to accuse the couple of participating in the “Pizzagate” pedophile conspiracy. The photos Crokin chose to add “evidence” of her claim were of Teigan and Legend’s infant daughter Luna.

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Teigan proceeded to call out the social network for verifying Crokin — and it appears they responded by stripping her of that verification.

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Later that night, Legend threatened a lawsuit against Crokin for her defamatory claims, and noted that truthers “almost got someone killed with your Pizzagate bullsh*t,” an apparent reference to the North Carolina man who fired an assault rifle inside a Washington, D.C. pizzeria after learning of the conspiracy theory.

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Crokin claims in her Twitter bio that she has been “censored” by the mainstream media for covering Pizzagate. On Sunday, she tweeted that she didn’t accuse Teigan and Legend of anything and “can’t control” how her followers responded.

https://twitter.com/LizCrokin/status/947555141481242624

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Fox News reporter and right-wing conspiracy theorists planned to wiretap family of slain DNC staffer Seth Rich: report

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The Daily Beast on Monday evening broke a bombshell report on a secret 2017 meeting in Texas on a right-wing conspiracy theory where espionage was discussed.

"One of their topics was responding to online critics of wealthy Texas businessman Ed Butowsky, who had recently been outed as a driving force behind a retracted Fox News story about murdered Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich," The Beast reported. "The group that gathered at Butowsky’s home included a conspiracy theorist, a Fox reporter fighting for her career, a former private intelligence contractor married to star journalist Lara Logan, and a Democratic PR operative who lost his business in the face of sexual assault allegations."

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Maddow breaks down potential ‘direct financial connection’ between the Russian government and Donald Trump

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MSNBC anchor Rachel Maddow read bombshell excerpts from a new book set for release on Tuesday.

The host interviewed David Enrich, finance editor at The New York Times, about his forthcoming book Dark Towers: Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an Epic Trail of Destruction.

The host of "The Rachel Maddow Show" read excerpts from the book.

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Trump said he ‘loved’ the fact that America is more divided than ever: ex-GOP congressman

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President Donald Trump bragged about increasing divisions in America during a White House meeting, a former Republican congressman explained on MSNBC on Monday.

Former Rep. David Jolly (R-FL) told host Joy Reid that "Donald Trump has intentionally tried to create the anxiety" that Americans are explaining.

"Garry Kasparov, the Russian freedom activist, has said the point of disinformation isn't to manipulate the truth, it's to exhaust your critical thinking," Jolly explained. "To exhaust your critical thinking, that's what we're experiencing as voters."

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