President Trump retweeted a QAnon conspiracy theory that the killing of Osama bin Laden was staged — sparking outrage including from the ex-Navy SEAL who shot the al Qaeda founder himself.
Trump retweeted the post on Tuesday from a since-suspended account that claimed former President Barack Obama and then-Vice President Joe Biden tried to have the SEAL team killed in a plot to stage bin Laden’s death.
“Hiden Biden and Obama may have had Seal Team 6 killed! EXPLOSIVE: CIA Whistleblower Exposes Biden’s Alleged Role with the Deaths of Seal Team-Claims to have Documented Proof. RETWEET!!!” the original post from the account Oscar the Midnight Rider 1111 said.
It linked to a story about the QAnon-pushed conspiracy theory, which claims a body double — who was also “killed” — was used in the raid.
Trump’s retweet drew the ire of Robert O’Neill, the SEAL member who fired three fatal shots into bin Laden’s head during a raid on the