QAnon is a conspiracy theory that alleges the US President is battling a cabal of elite Satan-worshipping paedophiles. One Twitter user wrote: “This Trump town hall is a f***ing disaster for him.
“He just refused to denounce QAnon and now he’s having a meltdown.”
The interview host, Savannah Guthrie, asked President Trump to denounce the conspiracy theory.
She said: “QAnon is a theory that Democrats are a Satanic paedophile ring & you are their saviour.”
She asked Mr Trump to “once and for all” state that the theory is not true.
He replied: “I know nothing about QAnon.”
The host quickly responded: “I just told you.”
Mr Trump said: “You just told me but what you told me doesn’t necessarily make it fact. I hate to say that.
“I know nothing about it. I do know they are very much against paedophilia.
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Antifa is short for “anti-fascist” and is a left-wing political movement in the US made up of various autonomous groups.
The movement saw a surge of interest following the election of President Trump.
Antifa have be accused by the US Department of Justice for civil disorder in US cities during radical protests over the past few months.
Mr Trump added: “I know how they’re burning down cities run by Democrats.”
There are 19 days until the US election in November.
Millions of voters have already submitted early ballots to cast their vote.
Thursday night’s town hall interviews replaced a cancelled second presidential debate.
It came after Mr Trump refused to participate virtually in a second debate due to his COVID-19 diagnosis.
NBC’s town hall event took place outdoors, with the president and host keeping at least 12ft apart and audience members socially distanced.