Conservative media jumps on Hillary's 'earpiece'

Conservative media was dominated on Thursday by claims Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham Clinton2020 Democrats target federal ban on abortion funding Hillary Clinton slams Trump for spreading 'sexist trash' about Pelosi Gillibrand seizes on abortion debate to jump-start campaign MORE was wearing an earpiece during a nationally televised presidential forum on veterans affairs the previous evening.

The story originally took off via a tweet from actor James Woods to his 405,000 followers:

The Drudge Report has since made speculation around what was or was not in Clinton's ear as its feature story, linking to an article on InfoWars.

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Clinton held a short press conference on Thursday, but no questions were asked pertaining to an earpiece.

The Clinton campaign has recently warned the media to tread carefully in its coverage of the Democratic nominee, particularly as it pertains to questions around her health.

The Hill has reached out to the Clinton camp for comment.