Trump’s QAnon endorsement sparks fears of midterm violence

Trump’s QAnon endorsement sparks fears of midterm violence

Trump’s embrace of QAnon, including sharing QAnon conspiracy accounts with his social media followers, risks eroding faith in American democracy and, potentially, fostering violence, experts say.

  • Former President Donald Trump actively shares QAnon content with his followers on Truth Social.
  • Experts said QAnon has morphed into election denial in recent years.
  • Trump’s embrace of QAnon could lead to violence against local election leaders ahead of midterms, experts say.

At a rally in Youngstown, Ohio this month for GOP Senate nominee JD Vance, dozens of Donald Trump supporters raised index fingers in salute as the former president spoke.

Music played in the background, a song called “Wwg1wga” – an abbreviation for “Where we go one, we go all”, the catchphrase of the QAnon conspiracy theory, which demonizes Democrats.

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