QAnon, the Conspiracy Web Creeping Into U.S. Politics: QuickTake

Supporters of a U.S. conspiracy theory known as QAnon have been a feature on the fringes of American politics since late 2017. The internet-fueled movement has crept closer to the mainstream, with some believers advancing in campaigns for congressional seats and President Donald Trump, given the opportunity to throw cold water on the movement’s rhetoric, choosing instead to say he appreciates how its adherents seem to like him.