Fox News Host Spouts Conspiracy Theory About Biden And Obama | EUROtoday

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Fox News host Rachel Campos-Duffy instructed with out pushback Wednesday that President Joe Biden’s administration is puppet-mastered by former President Barack Obama.

The persistent conspiracy principle amongst right-wingers, which Campos-Duffy has amplified earlier than, made its method right into a “Fox & Friends” dialogue about Biden’s age and functionality.

“We know that the staff is running the show, and whoever puts the stuff in the teleprompter is actually the president of the United States,” co-host Steve Doocy stated.

“Well, Obama and Valerie Jarrett are running the show from Kalorama,” Campos-Duffy chimed in, referring to Obama’s former senior adviser and the neighborhood in Washington, D.C., the place Obama owns a house. “We all know that.”

The different co-hosts didn’t push again on Campos-Duffy’s comment, although they did snicker.

Campos-Duffy appears to have beforehand hinted at Obama and Jarrett’s supposed affect by way of X, the previous Twitter.

Her declare on Wednesday places her in tinfoil-hat territory together with her Fox colleague Maria Bartiromo, who platformed the Obama hypothesis in a November interview. The baseless scuttlebutt has been utilized by conservatives to bolster their assertions that Biden, 81, is just too previous to do the job unassisted.

Wednesday’s dialogue started with a chat a couple of current Time article by which Biden deflected considerations about his age and playfully challenged the reporter to a battle. The “F&F” hosts then moved on to a Wall Street Journal report ― titled “Behind Closed Doors, Biden Shows Signs Of Slipping” ― that relied closely on unnamed Republican sources.

Campos-Duffy stated she supported Donald Trump’s request to have Biden drug-tested earlier than any debate between them. The former president and presumptive 2024 Republican nominee claimed Biden was “higher than a kite” throughout an brisk State of the Union deal with in March.

Fast-forward to 13:30 for a few of Campos-Duffy’s feedback:

Last 12 months, Campos-Duffy claimed that former first girl Michelle Obama would step in for Biden to face Trump within the election. She additionally contributed to hypothesis that each of the Obamas have been already calling the pictures for the Biden administration.