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Elon Musk Deletes Tweet Trolling Hillary Clinton After Scrutiny

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Elon Musk has deleted a tweet he made is response to Hillary Clinton regarding the attack on Paul Pelosi, the husband of House Speaker and California Rep. Nancy Pelosi.

The conspiracy theory he tweeted came from a publication, The San Francisco Observer, that has a history of posting ridiculous assertions like one that Hillary Clinton had died and was replaced with a body double.

“Elon Musk seems to have deleted his tweet spreading baseless conspiracies about Paul Pelosi — without apologizing for or acknowledging it,” Kyle Griffin said.

“According to @NBCNews’ @anblanx: Police say on the record that Paul Pelosi and his suspected attacker did not know each other prior to the attack. It was a break-in. This directly contradicts conspiracy theories pushed by (and since deleted by) Twitter owner Elon Musk,” Ben Collins said.

“Elon Musk has deleted his tweet spreading an unfounded conspiracy about Pelosi’s husband. And his fans are now upset that he has ‘caved to the leftist mob,’” Davey Alba said.

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“Elon musk deleted the Santa Monica observer tweet Instead of doubling down on it but it’s not like he apologized or tried to correct the record,” Molly Jong-Fast said.

The new Twitter CEO Elon Musk trolled former Democrat presidential candidate and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton after she blamed Republicans for the attack on Paul Pelosi.

“The Republican Party and its mouthpieces now regularly spread hate and deranged conspiracy theories. It is shocking, but not surprising, that violence is the result. As citizens, we must hold them accountable for their words and the actions that follow,” she said.

Musk responded to her with a link to a website that shared a baseless conspiracy theory that Paul Pelosi got injured because he was drunk, which is provably not true, and that he met his attacker in a gay bar.

“There is a tiny possibility there might be more to this story than meets the eye,” the CEO said.

The evidence points to the attack on Paul Pelosi being a targeted political attack by David DePape, who believed and shared many conspiracy theories.

But Musk was not the only person to troll the tweet.

“You and your husband created this environment by relentlessly attacking your political opponents. You’re still doing it for God sakes. The Republican Party had nothing to do with this and you know it,” Buzz Patterson said.

“1. Assailant in his underpants 2. Paul Pelosi knows his name and tells police he’s a “friend.” 3. Assailant asks “where’s Nancy?” to make sure she’s not home. 4. Pelosi takes bathroom break from spat and makes 911 call Conclusion: This guy was a sex partner or male prostitute!” conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza said.

And while there is no evidence that any of these theories are true, there is also no evidence that DePape identified with the Republican Party.

Others were furious with Musk.

“it has been interesting, over the years, to watch you blossom from the electric car guy into a fully-formed piece of shit,” Jimmy Kimmel said.

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“Elon Musk is already spreading dangerous lies on the platform he owns,” Kyle Griffin said.

“This exchange between @HillaryClinton and @elonmusk should kill any remaining confidence advertisers had in the platform,” Molly Jong-Fast said.

“Not good, @elonmusk: already using the platform to push unfounded conspiracy theories to your 112 million followers?” Carla Marinucci said.

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More harrowing information about the attack on Paul Pelosi has been revealed and it is disturbing.

During the 911 call that Paul Pelosi, the husband of Speaker of the House and California Rep. Nancy Pelosi, made, he referred to his attacker as a “friend,” The Daily Mail reported.

Pelosi as talking in code to the 911 operator as to not agitate his attacker, David DePape, but the operator knew something was amiss when Pelosi said to his attacker “What’s going on? Why are you here? What are you doing to me?”

The operator is then heard contacting police and saying “’He states there is a male in the home and that he is going to wait for his wife. He stated that he doesn’t know who the male is but that his name is David and that he is a friend. He sounded somewhat confused.”

“It was thanks to Mr Pelosi having the ability to make that call” and the “instincts of that dispatcher to realize something was wrong” that police were able to get to the scene quickly, San Francisco District Attorney Brooke Jenkins said to CNN. “They got there within two minutes to respond to this situation.”

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