• ‘Again, Stay Focused': New GOP Congresswoman Scolds Fox News Hosts for Asking About Her QAnon Posts

    3 days ago - By Mediaite

    Newly-elected Rep. Mayra Flores rebuffed questions about her social media posts from Fox News anchors Sandra Smith and John Roberts , repeatedly scolding the America Reports hosts to “stay focused” without answering their questions.
    Flores won a special election for Texas' 34th congressional district earlier this month to complete the term of retiring Rep. Filemon Vela. Her victory means she will represent the South Texas seat until January, and her name will be on the ballot in November, hoping to win a full term starting in 2023. The fall election looks to be a tougher challenge for her...
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  • Newly-Elected Texas GOP Candidate Deleted Multiple Posts Promoting QAnon and Spreading Conspiracies About Jan. 6

    Newly-Elected Texas GOP Candidate Deleted Multiple Posts Promoting QAnon and Spreading Conspiracies About Jan. 6

    3 days ago - By Mediaite

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    Newly-elected Rep. Mayra Flores made history when she won a special election for Texas' 34th congressional district earlier this month, making her the first Mexican-born member of Congress, but also found her name in headlines for her past social media posts promoting QAnon conspiracy theories. A new report from CNN's Andrew Kaczynski dug up additional troublesome posts by the new congresswoman - and her efforts to conceal them.
    Flores won to take over an open seat for a few months after the previous representative, Rep. Filemon Vela retired at the end of...
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