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Trump picks a conspiracy theorist for Director of National Intelligence

Daily Beast: Trump Intel Pick John Ratcliffe Started Theory of FBI Anti-Trump ‘Secret Society’

Donald Trump’s new pick for director of national intelligence played a role last year in popularizing what briefly became one of the right’s most easily debunked conspiracy theories about the investigation into the president and Russia, offering what he presented as evidence of an anti-Trump “secret society” operating within the FBI.

Of course Trump has proposed a conspiracy theorist for Director of National Intelligence.

(Image credit: Donald Trump, by Gage Skidmore.)