The claim: Kamala Harris is tied to human trafficking through “Pizzagate” and former aide
A viral conspiracy theory has turned its gaze onto Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate on the Democratic presidential ticket.
“Maya Harris, #Kamala’s sister Hosting a PIZZA PARTY with John Podesta? This sure would tie nicely if the patriots are about to drop something… #PIZZAGATE” reads a tweet shared Aug. 13 on Facebook.
The tweet includes a screenshot of an email between lobbyist Tony Podesta and his brother John Podesta, a former White House chief of staff and campaign chairman for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential bid. The email with subject line “Hillary pizza party April 10” is among many dumped by WikiLeaks after Podesta’s emails were hacked during the 2016 presidential race. It requests John Podesta’s attendance for a “pizza party at Belmont for HFA on April 10,” which Maya Harris,