Immigration Reform Advocate Mary Ann Mendoza speaks as U.S. President Donald Trump listens throughout a veto signing within the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, March 15, 2019.
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One of President Donald Trump’s supporters set to communicate on the Republican National Convention on Tuesday was minimize from the lineup after she promoted anti-Semitic and QAnon conspiracy theories on Twitter.
The conspiracies, contained in a Twitter thread dozens of tweets lengthy, had been shared earlier Tuesday by Mary Ann Mendoza, an “angel mom” and advocate for stricter immigration insurance policies who has beforehand appeared alongside Trump.
Mendoza was set to seem in a video to reward Trump’s efforts on immigration coverage and criticize the file of Democratic nominee Joe Biden and former President Barack Obama.
But Mendoza’s RNC look was axed hours after she shared the lengthy thread of conspiracy theories, urging her 40,000-plus Twitter followers in a tweet to “do yourself a favor and read this thread.” Her tweet seems to have been eliminated.
“We have removed the scheduled video from the convention lineup and it will no longer run this week,” Trump marketing campaign spokesman Tim Murtaugh stated in a press release to CNBC when requested why Mendoza had been eliminated from the schedule. He didn’t cite a purpose for eradicating the video.
The thread, which started in May from the unverified account @WarNuse, claimed “‘The Protocols Of The Elders Of Zion’ Is Not A Fabrication. And, It Certainly Is Not Anti-Semetic [sic] To Point Out This Fact.”
One of the tweets within the thread additionally consists of the hashtag #QAnon – a reference to the baseless pro-Trump web conspiracy that imagines the president as being locked in clandestine battle towards “deep state” factions of highly effective Satanic pedophiles who’re plotting towards him and his supporters.
Trump, requested about QAnon on the White House final week, said he doesn’t know much about the theory or its followers, however added, “I understand they like me very much, which I appreciate.”
The thread additionally claimed there are “Unanswered Questions In Regards To The Sinking Of The Titanic” and the 1937 crash of the Hindenburg airship.
Before the RNC speeches started Tuesday evening, Mendoza tweeted, “I retweeted a very long thread earlier without reading every post within the thread. My apologies for not paying attention to the intent of the whole message. That does not reflect my feelings or personal thoughts whatsoever.”