A GOP primary winner in Ohio has a penchant for supporting the QAnon movement, per media reports.
J.R. Majewski, an air force veteran, was videoed standing in a crowd that chanted QAnon slogans.
Images show he once painted his lawn with a 19,000-square-foot “Trump 2Q2Q,” CNN reported.
An air force veteran who won the GOP primary in Ohio’s 9th congressional district has a history of spreading QAnon conspiracy beliefs and defending the movement on social media, according to media reports.
J.R. Majewski, who won his district’s Republican primary on May 5, even went so far as to paint a 19,000-square-foot “Trump 2Q2Q” sign on his front lawn in an apparent reference to the conspiracy theory, CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski and Em Steck reported Sunday.
The sign was painted sometime before January 2021 and appeared to be an altered version of an earlier sign Majewski created on his lawn that read “Trump 2020,” according to his archived posts on the now-defunct right-wing social media site Parler, per CNN.
Majewski also tweeted the QAnon hashtag #WWG1WGA, or “Where we go one, we go all,” more than 50 times on his now-deleted personal Twitter account, per the outlet.
Meanwhile, Majewski’s congressional campaign Twitter account has tweeted the hashtag at least 15 times, as seen by Insider.
According to CNN, he also attended a January 6 rally during which he was videoed standing among a crowd chanting QAnon slogans.
The outlet listed a slew of other alleged QAnon references made by Majewski, including tweeting pro-Trump phrases with the letter “Q” standing in for “O” and calling QAnon members on social media as “unwavering.”
While speaking to a right-wing radio host, the congressional candidate also promoted a baseless conspiracy theory that the violence during the January 6 Capitol riot was instigated by the FBI, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
Majewski, who works in the nuclear energy industry, described himself in a campaign ad as someone who will “kick down doors” to return America to “its former glory” and “won’t bow to establishment pawns or power-hungry radicals.
An outspoken supporter of former President Donald Trump, he also appears in a “Let’s Go Brandon” music video performing a rap that criticizes the COVID-19 vaccine and President Joe Biden’s administration.
The GOP primary winner tweeted in February 2021 that he’s not tied to QAnon, CNN reported.
Majewski also said in a September interview that he isn’t a part of the conspiracy movement and doesn’t wholly partake in its beliefs, such as the idea that Democrats are baby killers who drink blood, per The Times.
“That’s fine, if you want to believe it, that’s fine,” he said, according to The Times. “I’m never going to tell you anything otherwise. But if you ask me what my opinion is, I don’t think that happens.”
Majewski did not immediately respond to a request for comment from Insider. However, he’s decried the recent media coverage of him several times on Twitter.
“The media has begun a full-fledged smear campaign into me as I’m now the nominee for one of the most flippable House seats in the nation!” he tweeted on Sunday while also asking for donations from his supporters. “This isn’t just an attack on me, but on all of us!”
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