Trump Takes Question From Racist, Homophobic Florida Conspiracy Website - 2018-09-27

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F0.png Trump Takes Question From Racist, Homophobic Florida Conspiracy Website September 27, 2018, Tim Elfrink, Miami New Times

For the past two decades, Pastor Rick Wiles has built a career on the far fringes of the evangelical movement by railing against Jews, gays, and immigrants in language so over-the-top it would make Pat Buchanan blush. Wiles blamed Hurricane Harvey's devastation in Houston on the city's "LGBT devotion," has called Judaism and Islam "the Antichrist," and — just three months ago! — declared that Central American immigrants are a "brown invasion" sent by God to punish white Americans over legal abortion.

So, of course, President Trump called on a so-called reporter from Wiles' Florida-based, conspiracy-mongering website, TruNews, during his rambling news conference at the United Nations yesterday.

In his nearly hour-and-a-half-long conference, Trump railed repeatedly against "fake news" — most notably while misrepresenting the New York Times' reporting on sexual assault accusations against him. Then, amid that media broadside, he called on Edward Szall, a correspondent with the Vero Beach-based Christian news operation:

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