Hoaxer Tricks Prominent Trump Critics Into Spreading False Allegations On Twitter

US | Chuck Ross
Conservative Member of Parliament Louise Mensch arrives at the Members' Lobby of the House of Commons in Westminster, at the State Opening of Parliament, London May 9, 2012. REUTERS/Stefan Wermuth (BRITAIN - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR31SZ6

Louise Mensch circulated fake allegations about Trump

Dem Senator Relies On Conspiracy Blogs To Draw Trump-Russia Connections

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) holds a General Motors ignition mechanism while questioning General Motors CEO Mary Barra (not pictured) at the Senate Commerce and Transportation Consumer Protection, Product Safety and Insurance subcommittee in Washington April 2, 2014. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

One of the bloggers previously accused Putin of killing Andrew Breitbart

The Left Gets Its Own Birther Movement

Politics | Alex Pfeiffer
FILE PHOTO: A billboard showing a pictures of US president-elect Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin is seen through pedestrians in Danilovgrad, Montenegro, November 16, 2016. REUTERS/Stevo Vasiljevic/File photo

‘It seems credible’