“House Votes To Condemn QAnon Conspiracy Theory: ‘It’s A Sick Cult'”
“The House overwhelmingly approved a resolution condemning QAnon, the fringe movement that promotes wide-ranging conspiracies about the U.S. government and yet has enjoyed a rising tide inside conservative politics in part because of tacit encouragement from President Trump.
“The measure passed 371-18, with one GOP member voting present.”
“‘At the outset, let me be clear, Republicans are concerned with and do not embrace QAnon,’ said Rep. Debbie Lesko, R-Ariz. ‘It is a serious issue and Republicans don’t discriminate on which dangerous organizations or groups we take seriously. We don’t just condemn groups because it’s politically convenient, because unlike many of our colleagues across the aisle, we also take the threat of antifa seriously.’
“However, the resolution did broadly condemn all fringe conspiracy movements, stating the House “condemns all other groups and ideologies, from the far left to the far right, that contribute to the spread of unfounded conspiracy theories and that encourage Americans to destroy public and private property and attack law enforcement officers,'” by Suan Davis and Brandon Carter (contributed to this report), NPR. Read more of this story.