Hillary Clinton ordered pizza from 'Pizzagate' restaurant

The “pizzagate” conspiracy is back! Sort of.

While promoting her book, “What Happened,” at the Warner Theatre this week, it was revealed that Hillary Clinton bought dozens of pizza from the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria as a show of support directly following last year’s shooting. 

To give you a refresher, one of the most bizarre moments of the 2016 presidential race came last December when Edgar Welch walked into the pizzeria brandishing an AR-15. Welch had become convinced Clinton was operating a child sex ring in the basement of the restaurant, an idea perpetuated by far-right radio host, Alex Jones.

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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: Comet Ping Pong is seen on Monday Decmmber 05, 2016 in Washington, DC. A man identified as Edgar Maddison Welch was arrested after coming to the restaurant armed. The incident was linked to a series of fake news stories that have been dubbed 'Pizzagate'. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: Jared Peterson leaves a sign outside Comet Ping Pong on Monday Decmmber 05, 2016 in Washington, DC. A man identified as Edgar Maddison Welch was arrested Sunday after coming to the restaurant armed. The incident was linked to a series of fake news stories that have been dubbed 'Pizzagate'. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: Owner of Besta Pizza, Abdel Hammad is interviewed outside his business on Monday Decmmber 05, 2016 in Washington, DC. Hammad talked about an incident at nearby Comet Ping Pong involving Edgar Maddison Welch, who was arrested Sunday after coming to the restaurant armed. The incident was linked to a series of fake news stories that have been dubbed 'Pizzagate'. Hammad said he has received phone calls pertaining to the fake news. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
An evidence photo shows a handgun in the trial of Edgar Welch, 29, of Salisbury, North Carolina, who wielded an assault rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria after a fake online "Pizzagate" report that it was a cover for a child abuse ring in Washington, D.C., U.S. on December 4, 2016, in this image released on June 22, 2017. Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.
An evidence photo shows an assault rifle in the trial of Edgar Welch, 29, of Salisbury, North Carolina, who wielded an assault rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria after a fake online "Pizzagate" report that it was a cover for a child abuse ring in Washington, D.C., U.S. on December 4, 2016, in this image released on June 22, 2017.Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.
An evidence photo shows an assault rifle in the trial of Edgar Welch, 29, of Salisbury, North Carolina, who wielded an assault rifle inside the Comet Ping Pong pizzeria after a fake online "Pizzagate" report that it was a cover for a child abuse ring in Washington, D.C., U.S. on December 4, 2016, in this image released on June 22, 2017. Courtesy U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of Columbia/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY.
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 05: A sign is seen outside Comet Ping Pong on Monday Decmmber 05, 2016 in Washington, DC. A man identified as Edgar Maddison Welch was arrested Sunday after coming to the restaurant armed. The incident was linked to a series of fake news stories that have been dubbed 'Pizzagate'. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)
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Local bookstore owner and Mrs. Clinton’s former speechwriter, Lissa Muscatine, revealed to the audience that right after the incident Clinton "bought I don’t know how many pizzas, but a lot of pizzas, and sent them….to an after school literacy program in D.C., which was never publicized.”

Muscatine added that Clinton also called her up asking how she was since her bookstore, Politics and Prose, is located nearby.

Muscatine said, “I can’t tell you how important it was...that you and President Clinton were there for us. Quietly and nobody knew. I’ve never had a chance to thank you publicly.”

Following the incident, Welch was sentenced to four years in jail.

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