“Republicans in Oregon this week nominated a Senate candidate with a deep history of promoting and vowing support for the QAnon conspiracy theory, providing the fringe movement its largest electoral platform yet and roiling Republicans over having a candidate who openly embraces baseless conspiracy theories,” ABC News reports.
“Her primary win has forced Republicans to grapple with having a state-wide nominee who openly embraces the conspiracy theory.”
“When asked about supporting Perkins in the general election, the Republican National Committee did not comment. The Oregon state Republican Party issued a lukewarm and seemingly reluctant statement saying, ‘By virtue of being the GOP nominee, this is what we do – support them in winning the general election.'”Save to Favorites