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Conspiracy Theory Twitter Is Going Nuts Over Trump’s COVID Diagnosis

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It took about two full minutes from President Trump’s tweet confirming that he and Melania Trump had both tested positive for COVID-19 for the Twittersphere to go quite literally crazy with conspiracies.

As some people speculated that the conspiracy theories would take hold come daybreak, the head of Instagram tweeted: “It’s already starting…”

A number of Twitter users have pushed the theory that the president is “faking” the diagnosis to get out of any more disastrous debates or to distract the world from his $750 tax scandal.

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