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Trump-Era Congressional Hearings Have Succumbed to Conspiracy Politics


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the House Committee on Oversight and Reform
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American Conspiracy Theories
Facebook
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Boston University
Senate
Pace University
CNMN Collection
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Stanley Kubrick
Beyoncé
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Michael Cohen's
Jamie Raskin
Jackie Speier
Jim Jordan's
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Lanny Davis
McCarthy
Phyllis Pease
George W. Bush
Benghazi
Joseph Uscinski
Donald
Hillary Clinton
Obama
James Comey
William Barr
Peter Strzok
Brett Kavanaugh
Mark Zuckerberg
Sundar Pichai
Katherine Einstein
Adam Klein
Jason Tanz


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the moon landing


California Privacy Rights


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Iraq


Watergate
Iran-Contra

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The New York Times
SOURCE: https://www.wired.com/story/congressional-hearings-conspiracy-theories/
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Summary

By now, conspiracy theories are a part of everyday American life—so much so that they even come from the mouths of besuited members of Congress on live television.Consider President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen's hearing before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. We've now entered the age of conspiracy politics.Even before they became a Trump-era norm, conspiracy-minded congressional hearings were something of an American political tradition. "What's changed in the Trump era is Donald Trump."Even before they became a Trump-era norm, conspiracy-minded congressional hearings were something of an American political tradition.Typically, the party of the president (and the president himself) eschew conspiracy narratives. The echoes of "deep state" anxieties and other right-wing conspiracy theories that echoed through the hearings of James Comey, William Barr, Peter Strzok, Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, Michael Cohen, and just about anybody who's sat before Congress in the last two years, weren't made by disconnected congresspeople left in the sun too long.

As said here by Emma Grey Ellis