Michael Caputo unhinged rant on Facebook Live 9/13/2020
Date September 13, 2020
Type Facebook Content
Topics Conspiracy Theories, Coronavirus, COVID-19 Politicization, Lies
Screen Shot 2020-09-16 at 12.36.49 PM.png

Contents

Events That Caused This Event

No results

Events Caused By This Event

No results


YouTube



Roster

Person Michael Caputo
Classifications Inciting Violence, Lying, Spreading Conspiracy Theories




References

Title Trump Health Aide Pushes Bizarre Conspiracies and Warns of Armed Revolt
Description NYTimes Coverage of Caputo's Rant
Date September 14, 2020
URL https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/14/us/politics/caputo-virus.html
Title Michael Caputo was brought in to streamline coronavirus messaging. He has fostered chaos instead.
Description Yahoo news piece containing the first public clips of the deleted Facebook Live rant.
Date September 16, 2020
URL https://news.yahoo.com/michael-caputo-was-brought-in-to-streamline-coronavirus-messaging-he-has-fostered-chaos-instead-194313767.html

Background

Unhinged rant by Michael Caputo on Facebook Live where he claimed government scientists are trying to worsen the pandemic to hurt Donald Trump. Caputo also claimed that he may be targeted by government forces before deleting the video.