Is Gayle King a Trump COVID Truther? So Many Asking If Trump 'Really Ill'

Scott Whitlock | October 6, 2020
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[See NewsBusters for more.] One of the most bizarre conspiracy theories to bubble up recently is the idea that Donald Trump may have faked his COVID diagnosis. (Why, exactly, he would do that isn’t clear.) CBS This Morning co-host Gayle King on Tuesday hinted that she might be joining the conspiracy crowd. Talking to 2020 Democratic contender Pete Buttigieg about his new book Trust, King insisted that she’s getting calls from “Democrats and Republicans” about the paranoid idea: “It's so interesting that I've gotten calls from both Democrats and Republicans, Pete, who asked this question when the President first became ill, ‘Do you really think he was ill?’”

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