DONALD Trump last night refused to condemn the unfounded QAnon conspiracy theory.
Speaking at a Town Hall in Miami, the US President also said his followers are "very against pedophilia".
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The QAnon conspiracy theory is centered on unfounded allegations the president and special counsel Robert Mueller are waging a secret battle against an alleged pedophile ring.
Supporters of the theory believe that this ring is filled with celebrities and political elites, who have been covertly running the United States government for decades.
Moderator Savannah Guthrie asked Trump to "disavow" their belief "that Democrats have a satanic pedophile ring and you [Trump] are the savior of that."
"I know nothing about it, I do know they are very much against pedophilia, they fight it very hard. But I know nothing about it," the president said, insisting that he wasn't familiar with their theories.
Guthrie asked him why he shared their fringe theory that Biden had Navy Seals killed to cover up an Osama Bin Laden body double plot on Tuesday, which Trump emphasized was a retweet.
The president suggested that his tweets and retweets are not promotions of those conspiracies.
Trump said: "That was a retweet. That was an opinion of somebody. And that was a retweet.
"I'll put it out there. People can decide for themselves. I won't take a position.
Guthrie then pushed Trump on his suggestion retweets are not taking a stance.
'I DO A LOT OF RETWEETS'
She said: "I don't get that, you're the president.
"You're not like someone's crazy uncle who can just retweet whatever."
The president insisted: "That was a retweet.
"And I do a lot of retweets. And frankly, because the media is so fake, and so corrupt, if I didn't have social media – I don't call it Twitter, I call it social media – I wouldn't be able to get the word out."
Last night's appearance in Miami also saw Trump was questioned about potentially bringing Covid-19 into the debate venue two days before his diagnosis.
Trump said he had "no problem" on Tuesday, September 29, and "probably" did a test that day ahead of his positive result on Thursday, October 1.
"I don't know. I don't even remember," he said when the moderator Savannah Guthrie pressed him for an answer. "Possibly I did, possibly I didn't."
"There was no problem before," he said, adding that he didn't recall all the times he'd been tested. "After the debate, I guess a day or so.
"Thursday evening – maybe even late Thursday evening, I tested positive."
Trump and Biden were supposed to do a virtual debate tonight as Trump continues his coronavirus recovery – but Potus refused to do it remotely.
Instead, his presidential rival Joe Biden also appeared for a grilling on ABC News at the same time of 8pm ET.
What is QAnon?
QAnon is a conspiracy theory that has gained popularity among large swathes of Trump supporters.
Its supporters claim the President is communicating about "covert battles" between himself and the Deep State.
According to NBC, the theory centers around an anonymous source, Q, who is trying to tell the world a secret – or multiple secrets.
These center around unfounded allegations that President Trump and special counsel Robert Mueller are waging a secret battle against an alleged pedophile ring.
Supporters of the entirely unfounded theory believe that this ring is filled with celebrities and political elites, who have been covertly running the United States government for decades.
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