South Carolina state lawmaker has promoted 'QAnon' conspiracy theory online: report

South Carolina state lawmaker has promoted 'QAnon' conspiracy theory online: report
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A South Carolina state lawmaker has promoted the "QAnon" conspiracy theory online, the Daily Beast reported Thursday. 

State Rep. Lin Bennett (R) promoted the theory on her personal Facebook page, according to the report.

“They’re legit,” she reportedly wrote of the theory. “And they haven’t been wrong.”

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She also reportedly called a QAnon guide "a gem" and has been posting about clues involving the theory. 

The Hill could not independently verify the posts, which are not public.

QAnon is a broad conspiracy theory whose proponents believe there is a “deep state” plot working within the government against President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE.

Reddit banned a QAnon community in September, saying that some posts about the theory incite violence.

The theory made headlines after several people promoted QAnon at a rally for President Trump in Tampa last summer.