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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Wed Jul 19, 2017 3:22 am

"FBI Changed Time of Weapons Theft to Deflect Suspicion Over Seth Rich

DC police report exposes FBI cover-up in Seth Rich murder case"

https://www.infowars.com/fbi-changed-ti ... wikileaks/
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Thu Jul 20, 2017 12:32 am

Seth Rich: What Happened to the Surveillance Footage of FBI Vehicle Break-in?

https://www.infowars.com/what-happened- ... -break-in/

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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Tue Jul 25, 2017 1:13 am

"VIPS Dismisses Russian Hacking Story"

"Key among the findings of the independent forensic investigations is the conclusion that the DNC data was copied onto a storage device at a speed that far exceeds an Internet capability for a remote hack. Of equal importance, the forensics show that the copying and doctoring were performed on the East coast of the U.S. Thus far, mainstream media have ignored the findings of these independent studies [see here and here]."
And..
"As indicated above, the independent forensic work just completed focused on data copied (not hacked) by a shadowy persona named “Guccifer 2.0.” The forensics reflect what seems to have been a desperate effort to “blame the Russians” for publishing highly embarrassing DNC emails three days before the Democratic convention last July. Since the content of the DNC emails reeked of pro-Clinton bias, her campaign saw an overriding need to divert attention from content to provenance – as in, who “hacked” those DNC emails? The campaign was enthusiastically supported by a compliant “mainstream” media; they are still on a roll.

“The Russians” were the ideal culprit. And, after WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange announced on June 12, 2016, “We have emails related to Hillary Clinton which are pending publication,” her campaign had more than a month before the convention to insert its own “forensic facts” and prime the media pump to put the blame on “Russian meddling.” Mrs. Clinton’s PR chief Jennifer Palmieri has explained how she used golf carts to make the rounds at the convention. She wrote that her “mission was to get the press to focus on something even we found difficult to process: the prospect that Russia had not only hacked and stolen emails from the DNC, but that it had done so to help Donald"

http://www.muncievoice.com/19525/vetera ... n-hacking/
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Sun Jul 30, 2017 8:47 pm

Sources: Awan Case Relates Directly To Seth Rich Case

"Deep State wants an impeachment. But it’s probably going to get something else instead: the most explosive revelations of misconduct and criminality in the history of American politics."

"The case of Debbie Wasserman Schultz IT staffer Imran Awan, arrested for bank fraud while fleeing the country, relates directly to the unsolved murder of Seth Rich, the proven source of Wikileaks’ release of Democratic National Committee emails in the summer of 2016.

The puzzle pieces have been sitting there for months. Awan’s arrest finally marks the first step of law enforcement to put those pieces together with hard evidence that will be obtained in the course of one or more criminal investigations."
http://bigleaguepolitics.com/sources-aw ... rich-case/

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Imran Awan Becomes Suspect In Seth Rich Murder Inquiry

"Imran Awan, the former DNC staffer who was arrested this week while trying to flee the United States, was with Seth Rich the night of his murder, according to new photographic evidence.

Police who originally investigated the murder suggested that Seth Rich might have been killed by someone he knew, due to the lack of struggle. The killer also took nothing from the victim, leaving behind his wallet containing $2000, watch and phone.

The photo, which directly links Imran Awan to Seth Rich, also links Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Awan’s former employer, to the former Seth Rich’s death."
http://yournewswire.com/imran-awan-seth-rich/


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Shock Claim From Inside DNC: Seth Rich Leaked Emails To Moscow Lawyer One Month Before His Murder

"With the 'Russian hacking' conspiracy theory hanging by a gossamer thread, a new claim from a prominent Seth Rich investigator casts further doubt that the DNC servers were breached by a foreign actor - yet maintains the charge of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election:Seth Rich leaked the DNC emails to the same Moscow attorney who met with Trump Jr. in June 2016. "

http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-07-2 ... his-murder

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AK3TEcXkV40

https://www.reddit.com/r/WikiLeaks/dupl ... ch_leaked/

https://www.longroom.com/discussion/605 ... his-murder

http://www.lucianne.com/thread/?artnum=918929

This story seems unverified. So, take it for what it's worth until vetted. kd



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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Mon Jul 31, 2017 7:27 pm

Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the Pakistani IT Scammers

"There’s more than bank fraud going on here. In Washington, it’s never about what they tell you it’s about. So take this to the bank: The case of Imran Awan, Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s mysterious Pakistani IT guy, is not about bank fraud."

: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/4 ... bank-fraud

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BOOM! Imran Awan Had Access to Email of Every Member of Congress — SOLD SECRETS to Foreign Agents (VIDEO)

"Three Pakistani brothers who managed the IT affairs for several Democratic government officials were relieved of their duties in February on suspicion that they accessed specific computer networks without permission, also known as hacking.

Imran Awan, who started working for Wasserman Schultz in 2005, received $164,600 in 2016, with close to $20,000 of that coming from Wasserman Schultz.

His brother Jamal, who started working as a staffer in 2014, was paid $157,350.12 in 2016. Abid, who started working in 2005, was paid $160,943 in 2016."

http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2017/07 ... nts-video/

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EXCLUSIVE: Wasserman Schultz Aide In Pakistan Still Liquidating Assets In US
http://dailycaller.com/2017/07/30/exclu ... ets-in-us/

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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Tue Aug 01, 2017 2:00 am

"Now the FBI has rolled in and let me give you the big take away here, it looks like a foreign intelligence service may be the recipient of all this. Something called the Muslim Brotherhood.

INGRAHAM: Whoa, whoa, whoa. The Muslim Brotherhood and Debbie? They are really going to say it's a conspiracy theory now.

SHAFFER: It's a conspiracy now, but that's apparently where all of this has been going. That's why the FBI has now been investigating.

INGRAHAM: These brothers have been kicking around Capitol Hill in various capacities for IT, but they essentially were blacklisted by most of the other Democrats. Correct?

SHAFFER: That's correct."

https://www.realclearpolitics.com/video ... nders.html
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Tue Aug 01, 2017 10:09 am

Tweet:
"Follow the arrest of Awan closely. Connect the dots to "other" cases. (hint, hint) Just the beginning. Stay tuned."
Rod Wheeler


"The Awan brothers did everything for the DNC from being computer specialists, stealing cars, to murder. "

http://investmentwatchblog.com/i-believ ... mran-awan/

From the above link:

"Everyone knows who Investigator George Webb is. He first brought up the topic of the Awan Brothers, and here is his theory:

Webb’s theory is that the Awans (as in “Anthony Weiner’s “trusted team””) provided blackberries to all of these congress-critters. Those blackberries would ‘phone home’ and sync with remote servers/connectedlaptops & store ALL communications (think Weiner’s computer). This is the stuff of blackmail nightmares.

Now, consider the fact these treasonous overpaid “IT” specialists had unlimited access using their top security clearances to access 31 democrats computer systems, particularly access to intel from The Select Intelligence Committee of The House, Homeland Security Committee and Foreign Affairs Committee. These committee members deal with the most sensitive national security measures.

(Seal Team 6 Extortion 17, Yemen Raid, 15 Marines and Navy Corpsman who were killed in Mississippi last week when the KC-130 tanker they were on crashed, all compromised by Awan network?)

Then also consider Obama’s final acts to ensure said access is not interfered with/interrupted:

Jan. 12: Obama expands the NSA’s ability to share data with other agencies

Jan 20:

Obama’s final act as president promises more tech talent in Washington



Muslim Brotherhood infiltration is very very deeply entrenched. Let’s see how this arrest exposes it and hopefully destroys it.

Why did Imran Awan return to the United States from Pakistan? It was confirmed that the Awans liquidated their assets and left for Pakistan back in April-March, and were spotted by multiple people traveling around Pakistan with an armed security detail. Hina Alvi was even stopped at the airport by capitol police with $12,000 cash; but they had to let her board the plane (to Quatar) because they didn’t have a reason to hold her yet. So that leaves the question, WHY? Why come back to the U.S. amid an ongoing investigation? Nobody would be that stupid, especially Imran Awan.

UNLESS….

Imran is going to be the sole fall guy. “They” are setting him up to take the fall for everything. Including “hacking” the DNC, “hacking” the Podesta emails, etc. I have a bad feeling that Imran is going to be pinned as G2, “they” will say he tried to frame Russia, but ultimately works for Pakistan. This is the first step in motion to make this whole “Russia” narrative disappear all while protecting the conductors; and ultimately making Pakistan the patsy. Time will tell, but don’t count on charges going farther than Imran Awan and possibly DWS. A few fingers may have to be sacrificed, but the head remains in tact, and in control."
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:15 pm

Roger Stone: Seth Rich Was Partying With Imran Awan on the Night of His Murder

"According to Trump confidante Roger Stone, disgraced Debbie Wasserman Schultz aide Imran Awan was with former DNC staffer Seth Rich on the night of his murder.

Rich was murdered in an upscale area of Washington DC on July 10 last year but the killer or killers did not steal anything from the victim, rendering the police’s explanation that the incident was a robbery gone wrong doubtful.

Infowars reported on the questions surrounding Seth Rich’s murder multiple times back in August last year, including how there was around an hour and a half of “unaccounted for” time between Rich leaving a bar and being killed."


https://www.infowars.com/roger-stone-se ... is-murder/
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Tue Aug 01, 2017 8:22 pm

Networks Cover Up Wasserman Schultz’s Shady IT Staffer Being Arrested, Fired

"Late Tuesday afternoon, it was announced that Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz (Fl.) had fired shady I.T. staffer Imran Awan after being arrested trying to flee the country amid a criminal investigation. And yet the “big three” networks ignored this piece of breaking news.

ABC’s World News Tonight, the CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News saw no reason to cover this disturbing story involving double billing, Hezbollah, smashed hard drives, and possessing the e-mails and files of leading congressional Democrats."
https://www.newsbusters.org/blogs/nb/cu ... 017/07/25/
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Establishment Media Refuse To Cover House IT Scandal Rocking Democrats

"Leading members of the establishment media are ignoring the months-long House IT scandal rocking congressional Democrats, even after the FBI’s investigation into the matter became public, and even after Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s top IT aide was arrested trying to flee to Pakistan after wiring almost $300,000 to the country.

As of Thursday morning, both the New York Times and Wall Street Journal have yet to report on the growing scandal surrounding several IT staffers employed by House Democrats, including Wasserman Schultz’s top IT aide, Imran Awan."
http://dailycaller.com/2017/07/27/estab ... democrats/
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http://www.theblaze.com/news/2017/07/30 ... n-schultz/

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The Exploding DNC IT Scandal Is As Crazy As Fiction
https://www.forbes.com/sites/frankminit ... 49ce635441

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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Wed Aug 02, 2017 1:59 am

Wasserman Schultz Seemingly Planned To Pay Suspect Even While He Lived In Pakistan

"Democratic Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz seemingly planned to pay cyber-probe suspect and IT aide Imran Awan even while he was living in Pakistan, if the FBI hadn’t stopped him from leaving the U.S. Monday. Public statements and congressional payroll records suggest she also appears to have known that his wife, a fellow IT staffer, left the country for good months ago — while she was also a criminal suspect.

In all, six months of actions reveal a decision to continue paying a man who seemingly could not have been providing services to her, and who a mountain of evidence suggests was a liability. The man long had access to all of Wasserman Schultz’s computer files, work emails and personal emails, and he was recently accused by a relative in court documents of wiretapping and extortion"

http://dailycaller.com/2017/07/29/wasse ... -pakistan/
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Wed Aug 02, 2017 4:28 am

Private eye: Cops bailed from meeting on Seth Rich, Russia probes

"WASHINGTON – Detectives leading the Seth Rich murder investigation agreed to meet with Capitol Hill investigators to discuss evidence surrounding the alleged hacking of Democratic National Committee emails during the 2016 presidential election, a private eye claims."
http://www.wnd.com/2017/07/private-eye- ... it-probes/

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Lawsuit alleges Fox News made up quotes in Seth Rich story, was pressured by Trump to publish

"lawsuit filed Tuesday lays out an explosive tale of Trump allies, the White House and Fox News Channel conspiring to push a false story about Democratic leaks and an unsolved killing in order to distract attention from the Russia investigation that has been swirling around the president.

The lawsuit was filed against Fox by an investigator who had been looking into the killing of Seth Rich, a former Democratic National Committee staff member killed in 2016 in what police say was a botched robbery. The investigator alleges that Fox quoted him as saying things he never said and was willing to show President Donald Trump its story before it was posted online."
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/

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Lawsuit Asserts White House Role in Fox News Article on Seth Rich

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The private detective at the center of a Fox News article about the death of a young Democratic aide claims that the White House and a wealthy Trump supporter urged the network to publish the article as part of a scheme to blunt speculation about the president’s ties to Russia, according to a lawsuit filed Tuesday.

Rod Wheeler, who was hired by the family of the aide, Seth Rich, to look into his death, said in the suit that the network fabricated quotations from him in an article about Mr. Rich on FoxNews.com. Mr. Wheeler states that the network was aware that he had not said the statements yet it published them “with reckless disregard for their truth.”

The network later retracted the article, saying it did not meet its standards.

In the suit, Mr. Wheeler, who is a Fox News contributor, asserts that he was a pawn in a broader plan by the White House, a Trump supporter named Ed Butowsky and Fox News to “shift the blame from Russia and help put to bed speculation that President Trump colluded with Russia in an attempt to influence the outcome of the presidential election.”

The lawsuit, alleging defamation and racial discrimination, was filed Tuesday morning in the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York. It named Fox News, 21st Century Fox, Mr. Butowsky and the author of the article, Malia Zimmerman, as defendants.


Mr. Rich, who worked for the Democratic National Committee, was fatally shot in Washington, D.C., in July 2016. The case is unsolved. The retracted article, citing law enforcement sources, said Mr. Rich had shared thousands of D.N.C. emails with WikiLeaks — a theory that would undercut the assertions that Russia had interfered in the election on behalf of Mr. Trump.
Continue reading the main story
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/08/01/busi ... wsuit.html

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Dallas financier pushed fake Seth Rich story to divert attention from Trump-Russia probe, suit

Updated at 8:35 p.m.: Revised throughout with new information.

"A federal lawsuit accuses a Dallas-area financial adviser of orchestrating a "fake news" story with Fox News and the Trump White House to distract the public from the Russia investigation."
https://www.dallasnews.com/news/dallas/ ... -suit-says
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Seth Rich Case: Fox News Made Fake News to Protect Trump, Lawsuit Alleges


The private investigator who investigated the unsolved murder of Democratic National Committee aide Seth Rich claimed in a lawsuit Tuesday that a Fox News reporter put words in his mouth to create a fake news story.

Rod Wheeler claims Fox’s Malia Zimmerman made up two quotes attributed to him in her May 16 story, which implied that Rich was killed for leaking internal DNC emails to Wikileaks.

“Mr. Wheeler — who was the only named source quoted in the article — did not make these statements,” the lawsuit states.

Wheeler, a former Washington, D.C. detective and sometime Fox News contributor, said he complained to Ed Butowsky, the Trump supporter who hired him to probe the killing of the DNC data analyst, and was told “that is the way the President wanted the article.”

Related: DNC Staffer's Murder Draws Fresh Conspiracy Theories

“The motivation” for the Rich article was to divert attention away from the ongoing Russia investigation and “help put to bed speculation that President Trump colluded with Russia in an attempt to influence the outcome of the Presidential election,” Wheeler said in his federal lawsuit, which was filed in the Southern District of New York.

“Zimmerman, Butowsky and Fox had created fake news to advance President Trump’s agenda,” the suit states. “Mr. Wheeler was subsequently forced to correct the false record and, as a result, lost all credibility in the eyes of the public.”

Butowsky did not return a call from NBC News for comment. But in an interview with MSNBC contributor Gabriel Sherman, he dismissed the Wheeler lawsuit with an expletive and denied sharing the Fox article with the White House.

“I’ve never spoken to Trump in my life,” he said.

Asked about the allegations, Fox's president of news Jay Wallace released the following statement:

“The accusation that FoxNews.com published Malia Zimmerman’s story to help detract from coverage of the Russia collusion issue is completely erroneous. The retraction of this story is still being investigated internally and we have no evidence that Rod Wheeler was misquoted by Zimmerman. Additionally, FOX News vehemently denies the race discrimination claims in the lawsuit — the dispute between Zimmerman and Rod Wheeler had nothing to do with race.”

Fox News retracted Zimmerman’s story a week after it was published, but not before the report caught fire with Trump supporters, who called it proof that the Russians were not behind the DNC breach as U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies believe.
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Wheeler, who is African-American, also claims he was discriminated against by Fox because of his race and is seeking unspecified damages.

Wheeler’s lawyer is Douglas Wigdor, who is representing several other former Fox News workers who have filed lawsuits against the network alleging discrimination, sexual harassment and other workplace issues.

Butowsky, a Dallas-based financial adviser, is also a Fox News contributor. After Rich was murdered in July 2016, in what Washington D.C. police believe was a botched robbery, he urged the Rich family to hire Wheeler and offered to pick up the tab, according to a spokesman for the Rich family.

But after Wheeler was quoted by Zimmerman saying there was evidence to support the theory that Rich had been in contact with WikiLeaks before his death, the Rich family distanced itself from the private investigator.

Responding to the Wheeler lawsuit, family spokesman Brad Bauman said in a statement: “While we can’t speak to the evidence that you now have, we are hopeful that this brings an end to what has been the most emotionally difficult time in our lives and an end to the conspiracy theories surrounding our beloved Seth.”

Wheeler also claims in his lawsuit he and Butowsky met with then-White House spokesman Sean Spicer on April 20 “and provided him with a copy of Mr. Wheeler’s investigative notes.”

“Mr. Spicer asked to be kept abreast of developments and, upon information and belief, Butowsky did keep Mr. Spicer abreast of developments.”

Butowsky was also in “regular contact” with White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon and Department of Justice spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores “regarding his efforts relating to Seth Rich,” the suit states.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders insisted Tuesday they were not involved in the Fox News story about Rich. "The president didn’t have knowledge of this story, the White House didn’t have any involvement in this story and beyond that, it's ongoing litigation that doesn’t involve anybody in the building and so I’d refer you to the parties that it does," she said at the daily press briefing.

Reached by telephone, Spicer confirmed he had a “ten-minute” meeting with Butowsky and Wheeler in White House on April 20.

“As I said, Ed has been a longtime supporter of President Trump,” Spicer told NBC News. “They came in and told me about the story they were working on for Fox.”

Spicer also confirmed what he told NPR, which broke the Wheeler lawsuit story.

“There was no talk about the president’s agenda,” he said. “They were just informing me about the story.”

Huckabee Sanders saw no issue with Spicer taking the meeting. "It doesn't bother me that the press secretary would take a meeting with someone involved in the media about a story."

Wheeler in the lawsuit produced a May 14 text from Butowsky in which he said “the president just read the article.”

“He wants the article out immediately,” he allegedly wrote.

Spicer said he did not know if Butowsky had any direct contact with the president.

DNC spokeswoman Xochitl Hinojosa also weighed-in on the Wheeler lawsuit.

“If these allegations are true, it is beyond vile that the White House — and possibly even Trump himself — would use the murder of a young man to distract the public’s attention from their chaotic administration and Trump’s ties to Russia," she said."
http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/set ... mp-n788541

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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Thu Aug 03, 2017 8:00 pm

Seth Rich Investigator Accusations Debunked By Own Interviews As Seymour Hersh Leak Kills Russia Story

"While Hersh told NPR on Monday that Butowsky’s claims of an FBI report hold no water, Butowsky taped their conversation – as profanity-laced leaked audio, reported Tuesday by Cassandra Fairbanks of Big League Politics, confirms that according to Hersh, Seth Rich contacted Wikileaks.

Via Big League Politics:

What the report says is that some time in late Spring… he makes contact with WikiLeaks, that’s in his computer,” he says. “Anyway, they found what he had done is that he had submitted a series of documents — of emails, of juicy emails, from the DNC.”

Hersh explains that it was unclear how the negotiations went, but that WikiLeaks did obtain access to a password protected DropBox where Rich had put the files.

“All I know is that he offered a sample, an extensive sample, I’m sure dozens of emails, and said ‘I want money.’ Later, WikiLeaks did get the password, he had a DropBox, a protected DropBox,” he said. They got access to the DropBox.”

Hersh also states that Rich had concerns about something happening to him, and had

“The word was passed, according to the NSA report, he also shared this DropBox with a couple of friends, so that ‘if anything happens to me it’s not going to solve your problems,’” he added. “WikiLeaks got access before he was killed.”"


http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-08-0 ... eak-kills-


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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Seymour_Hersh
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Audio: Rod Wheeler Explains Fox News Fiasco, Claims Brother Blocked WikiLeaks Inquiries

"In a phone call provided to Big League Politics by a source who wishes to remain anonymous at this time, private investigator Rod Wheeler explains what happened with the Fox News coverage of Seth Rich — and how brother Aaron Rich was actively attempting to shut down anyone looking into the WikiLeaks connection."
http://bigleaguepolitics.com/audio-rod- ... inquiries/




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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Thu Aug 03, 2017 10:49 pm

MediaMatters:
"The email that gives away the pro-Trump media’s Seth Rich game"

"Fox News has retracted an online story promoting conspiracy theories about the murder of Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, saying the May 16 article “was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting.” Despite the online retraction and objections from Rich’s family, leading Fox News host Sean Hannity and other personalities at the network continue to aggressively promote conspiracies about Rich’s death.

FoxNews.com originally posted a May 16 piece headlined “Slain DNC staffer had contact with WikiLeaks, investigator says.” The story relied on a report by D.C.'s Fox 5 and Rod Wheeler, a former D.C. homicide detective and Fox News contributor, for its sourcing. The Fox 5 story soon fell apart and Wheeler backtracked -- according to CNN, he told the network “he had no evidence to suggest Rich had contacted Wikileaks before his death.” Through a spokesperson, Rich’s family asked on May 17 for “a retraction and an apology from Fox News and from the Fox 5 DC affiliate for inaccurate reporting and damaging the legacy of their son."

Six days later, Fox News has finally retracted its story.

The network’s May 23 statement reads: “On May 16, a story was posted on the Fox News website on the investigation into the 2016 murder of DNC Staffer Seth Rich. The article was not initially subjected to the high degree of editorial scrutiny we require for all our reporting. Upon appropriate review, the article was found not to meet those standards and has since been removed. We will continue to investigate this story and will provide updates as warranted.”

Just retracting the one online story hardly undoes the damage Fox News -- and specifically Sean Hannity -- has done by pushing baseless conspiracy theories about Rich’s death. For the past week, Hannity and his colleagues have repeatedly pushed the evidence-free conspiracy theory that former Democratic staffer Seth Rich was murdered for providing WikiLeaks with emails from the Democratic National Committee.

This afternoon, Rich’s brother sent a letter to Hannity’s executive producer calling on Hannity to stop pushing the conspiracy, writing in part: "As the family, we would hope to be the first people to learn about any such evidence and reasons for Seth's death. … It is a travesty that you would prompt false conspiracy theories and other people's agendas rather than work with the family to learn the truth."

CNN reported that Brad Bauman, spokesperson for the Rich family, “told CNN the family was grateful for the retraction.”

As of Tuesday afternoon, Hannity was still promoting the conspiracy on Twitter."

https://www.mediamatters.org/blog/2017/ ... acy/216613
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Soros Donates $1 Million to Media Matters


By Michael D. Shear
October 20, 2010 12:50 pm October 20, 2010 12:50 pm

Media Matters, the liberal activist group that wages a rhetorical war against Fox News Channel and others in the conservative press, will announce on Wednesday the receipt of a $1 million donation from the philanthropist George Soros.

In a statement obtained by The Caucus, the organization says it plans to use the money to intensify its efforts to hold the Fox host Glenn Beck and others on the cable news channel accountable for their reporting.

“Fox has transformed itself into a 24-7 G.O.P. attack machine, dividing Americans through fear-mongering and falsehoods and undermining the legitimacy of our government for partisan political ends,” the group will say in the statement, to be released Wednesday afternoon.

In an accompanying statement, Mr. Soros, a billionaire who has a history of supporting liberal politicians and causes, accused Fox News hosts of “incendiary rhetoric” and said he hoped that his money would be used “in an effort to more widely publicize the challenge Fox News poses to civil and informed discourse in our democracy.”

For years, conservatives have accused Media Matters of being a front organization for Mr. Soros. In May, Mr. Beck referred to Media Matters as “the left-wing George Soros-funded media machine that is now referring to me as a jihadist.” In 2007, Fox’s Sean Hannity called it “Hillary Clinton’s George Soros-funded group Media Matters.”

Officials at Media Matters regularly deny that they have ever taken money from Mr. Soros, who repeats that denial in Wednesday’s statement, saying, “I have not to date been a funder” of the liberal organization. Now, he will officially be a donor, and likely a fresh target for criticism from the right.
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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Fri Aug 04, 2017 5:19 am

Is Rod Wheeler lying now about Seth Rich's murder? Sy Hersh seems to think so.

"The day after DNC I.T. staffer Seth Rich's unsolved and suspicious murder one year ago was splashed all over the MSM, new reporting and analysis of former homicide detective Rod Wheeler's flip on the issue – which resurrected the story and brought it back to media and public attention via a lawsuit – continued to call into question Wheeler's latest spin on the story. A major development on Wednesday, August 2 was the appearance online of a seven-minute audio recording of Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative journalist Seymour Hersh sharing his insights into the unsolved killing of Rich, which he says he has investigated. Hersh's musings, laced with obscenities and the tough talk of an experienced gumshoe reporter with impeccable inside sources, gives the lie to what Wheeler is now claiming via his lawsuit against Fox News, et al."

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/201 ... z4olG0SaX8

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Re: Seth Rich

Postby kinderdigi » Mon Aug 07, 2017 9:31 pm

Top story: Trump, Fox News and the death of Seth Rich

"A lawsuit is threatening to embroil Donald Trump in one of the American hard-right’s favourite conspiracy theories: that the murder of Democratic party staffer Seth Rich was connected to the hack of DNC emails during last year’s presidential campaign. Fox News ran a story in May that blamed Rich for the hack and implied he had been murdered by Clinton acolytes as payback. Our chief reporter in the US, Ed Pilkington, has been sifting through the web of connections exposed by the legal action, which has been brought by a Washington DC detective who says Fox fabricated quotes from him to support the false story. The biggest bombshell is that the president was given advanced notice about the malicious story and allegedly pushed for its “immediate” publication in a week when he was besieged over his own connections to Russia."
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/ ... ws-scandal
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