Independent US presidential candidate Andrew Basiago claims he could time travel

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Andrew Basiago claims that in 1967, when he was still a child, he was recruited to a secret DARPA teleporting experiment, Project Pegasus. Facebook/Andrew Basiago

Not much has been heard from the experts after Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO) scientists confirmed in February the existence of gravitational waves which could pave the way for a better understanding of the concept of time travel.

However, amid the political noise in the US as the nation prepares to elect a president in November, one independent candidate claims he is a time traveler. Gizmodo reports that candidate Andrew Basiago, a lawyer, is also a chrononaut.

Among his claims is that he has teleported to Mars in the 1980s, together with a young Barack Obama. Basiago also says that he has prior knowledge that between 2016 and 2028, when he runs for a public office, he would be elected either president or vice president.

Providing more details of his alleged time travel, Basiago claims that in 1967, when he was still a child, he was recruited to a secret DARPA teleporting experiment, Project Pegasus. He says the project used technology based on the writings of Nikola Tesla that enabled him to teleport through time and space, with the first being from New Jersey to New Mexico when he was 10, reports Esquire. Also at age 10, Basiago says he traveled back to 1863 to listen to Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address.

Another mechanism used by DARPA was the Chronovision that allows a person to peek into the past or future without physically going to another time and place. His father, Raymond Basiago, used to work as an engineer for the Ralph M. Parsons company which is allegedly involved in Project Pegasus.

The reports, though, agree that Basiago is a crackpot, adding to the US presidential race dominated by Republican wannabe candidate Donald Trump – also viewed by many as another crackpot – and Democratic contender Hillary Clinton.