Jury orders conspiracy theorist Alex Jones to pay Sandy Hook families nearly $1 billion



Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been ordered to pay nearly $1 billion for the lies he spread about the Sandy Hook school massacre in 2012. Jones falsely claimed the attack was a hoax and accused a grieving parent of being an actor in the days after the murders. Attorney Jesse Gessin joined Amna Nawaz to discuss the verdict.

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