Trump Hypes Conspiracy Claim About Joe Scarborough

The Tampa Bay Times reports:

President Donald Trump seized on NBC’s firing of Matt Lauer and took a shot at Joe Scarborough by implying the former Florida Congressman may have something to do with the death of a woman in his district office in 2001. A 28-year-old woman, Lori Klausutis, of Niceville, was found on the floor behind a desk in the office. But police said there was no signs of foul play or outward indication of suicide.

We reported at the time: Medical Examiner Dr. Michael Berkland has said Klausutis, 28, of Niceville, lost consciousness because of an abnormal heart rhythm and fell, hitting her head on a desk. The head injury caused the death, Berkland said. But the death has been the source of whispers and conspiracy theories over the years as Scarborough emerged as a television personality.