Jerome Robert Corsi (born August 31, 1946) is an American author, political commentator, and conspiracy theorist.His two New York Times best-selling books, Unfit for Command (2004) and The Obama Nation (2008), attacked Democratic presidential candidates and have been criticized for including numerous inaccuracies.
In other books and columns for conservative sites such as WorldNetDaily and Human Events, Corsi has discussed conspiracy theories, such as the alleged plans for a North American government; the theory that President Barack Obama is not a United States citizen.Criticism of the United States government for allegedly covering up information about the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 and alleged United States support of Iran in its attempts to develop nuclear weapons.
In 2017, he became the Washington, D.C., bureau chief for the conspiracy theory website InfoWars, but no longer works for the website
In 2018 Corsi was subpoenaed by the Mueller Special Counsel Investigation over his contacts with former Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone and foreknowledge of WikiLeaks releases of stolen Clinton emails. While Corsi claimed that he turned down a plea deal with Robert Mueller, and denied any such contacts or knowledge, draft court documents released in November showed that he emailed Stone several times, updating him about impending WikiLeaks releases of stolen emails.