A pro-Trump youth activist group paid teenagers to push conservative talking points on social media, including misleading claims and disinformation

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A pro-Trump youth activist organization paid teenagers to post conservative talking points, including misleading or false claims, on social media, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

Turning Point Action, an affiliate of the conservative group Turning Point USA, enlisted teenagers, some minors, in Arizona to push conservative messages, downplay the coronavirus pandemic, and bolster President Donald Trump’s election, according to The Post report. Charlie Kirk, who spoke at this year’s Republican National Convention and has hosted other events with President Donald Trump, is the 26-year-old founder and president of Turning Point Action. 

“Nearly 4,500 tweets containing identical content

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