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QAnoners Now Believe King Charles Signed A Proclamation Somehow Making Trump President
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QAnon adherents are being soundly mocked after they promoted a new conspiracy theory, this one claiming that the newly-minted King Charles III, who presides over the United Kingdom and the 14 Commonwealth realms, somehow made Donald Trump the President of the United States when he signed an oath to uphold the security of the Church of Scotland.

Charles signed his accession proclamation on Saturday, September 10, formally declaring that he had succeeded his mother, Queen Elizabeth II, after she died September 8 at the age of 96, ending her 70-year reign as Britain's longest reigning monarch.

He also affirmed his commitment to the Church of Scotland, which historically has been signed by monarchs who, as new heads of state, pledge to uphold the separation of the Presbyterian Church from the Church of England, which is an important part of Church identity.

None of this has anything even remotely to do with American politics, but that didn't stop a QAnon Telegram channel from insisting that Charles signed "a proclamation stating that Donald Trump won the 2020 Presidential election and is the rightful President by law."

The message goes on to threaten war between the United States and England if Democratic President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris do not leave the White House within 48 hours.

QAnon, whose believers allege Democrats are part of a Satan-worshipping, baby-eating global pedophile ring that conspired against former President Donald Trump during his time in office, went too far even for them, as far as Twitter users were concerned.

The movement, which has posed a grave threat to the stability of the republic as conspiracy theorists continue to push Trump's "Big Lie" that the 2020 general was stolen, was swiftly mocked online.



QAnon adherents have made multiple absurd claims about Trump's potential ascendancy back into the Oval Office.

Last year, the conspiracy theorists descended on the city of Dallas, Texas, to await the arrival of John F. Kennedy Jr., who died in a plane crash in 1999—and who they believed would reappear and reinstate Trump as President.

When he did not reappear in Dallas at the appointed time, believers began claiming he would appear at a Rolling Stones concert in Dallas on Tuesday evening. The absence of JFK Jr. did not stop rally attendees from convincing themselves other dead celebrities had crossed the spiritual realm to join them in calling for former President Trump's reinstatement.

Last summer, MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell, one of Trump's most devoted followers, insisted Trump would be reinstated to the White House on August 13. Lindell had claimed, without providing any evidence, this reinstatement would coincide with his release of definitive proof the 2020 general election was stolen despite the fact there was none.

"Reinstatement Day" proved to be another fantasy from hardcore QAnon followers eager for Trump's return to prominence. The belief Trump would be reinstated by August had circulated for some time after prior predicted days came and went.