Alex Jones thinks Trump is being ‘drugged’

Alex Jones, host of "InfoWars," announced on Monday that President Trump is being drugged by “traitors” in his administration; the goal being to render the leader incapable of serving as anything more than a “puppet.”

Jones, called a conspiracy theorist by some, said, in part, “I’ve talked to people, multiple ones, and they believe that they are putting a slow sedative that they’re building up that’s also addictive in his Diet Cokes and in his iced tea, and that the president by six or seven at night is basically slurring his words and is drugged.” 

Notably, Jones also asserted on his show, “It’s known that most presidents end up getting drugged.” 

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Alex Jones from Infowars.com speaks during a rally in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump near the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Conspiracy theorist, radio talkshow host and Infowars.net founder Alex Jones (C) talks with a fan (L) as he walks up Elm Street past the spot where U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in 1963 one day before commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination in Dallas, November 21, 2013. Commemorations of the anniversary will be held Friday in Dallas, Washington and Boston. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
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Alex Jones, of Infowars, and Roger Stone, former Donald Trump advisor, debate with Jonathan Alter during an episode of Alter Family Politics on SiriusXM at Quicken Loans Arena on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
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Conspiracy theorist, radio talk show host and Infowars.net founder Alex Jones (C) walks up Elm Street past the spot where U.S. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dealey Plaza in 1963 one day before commemorations of the 50th anniversary of the assassination in Dallas, November 21, 2013. Jones is a leading voice in the U.S. conspiracy theory community. Commemorations of the anniversary will be held Friday in Dallas, Washington and Boston. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
Conspiracy theorist, radio talkshow host and Infowars.net founder Alex Jones (3rd R) walks past the Texas School Book Depository (top) where assassin Lee Harvey Oswald fired on President John F. Kennedy from the right corner 6th floor window in 1963 as Jones visits the assassination site one day before ceremonies commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination in Dallas, November 21, 2013. Ceremonies will be held Friday in Dallas, Washington and Boston. REUTERS/Jim Bourg (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS ANNIVERSARY)
CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21: Alex Jones, of Infowars, and Jonathan Alter shake hands during an episode of Alter Family Politics on SiriusXM at Quicken Loans Arena on July 20, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio. (Photo by Ben Jackson/Getty Images for SiriusXM)
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It’s no doubt unclear to some how that’s “known,” while others may be fully aware of the allegedly common knowledge Jones is referencing. 

A recent Harvard University study showed that Americans of opposing political affiliations are consuming two largely different versions of the news.

Favorites among left-leaning types included the Washington Post, the New York Times and ThinkProgress. Outlets ranked in those same positions on the right’s list were Breitbart, Fox News and InfoWars.

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