Read time: 1 minute

Seth Rich Investigation Funder Is Just A Nice Guy Trying To Help

Who should reasonable people believe?

If you've been following the news of the past day, you already know Fox News contributor Rod Wheeler filed a lawsuit alleging Fox News and the White House coordinated a fake news story about murdered DNC staffer Seth Rich, turning it into a massive plot to attack Hillary Clinton.

Ed Butowsky is the guy who hired Wheeler to investigate Rich’s murder and is named in the lawsuit. He appeared on CNN last night to answer questions about the allegations, and Chris Cuomo became impatient with his evasions.

Butowsky denied coordinating with the White House on the Fox story, said that private investigator Wheeler was broke, looking for money and wanted a job in the Trump administrations.

He also refused to tell Cuomo where he got the original tip alleging that the murder was connected to Wikileaks.

No real straight answers, just bluster and smoke. Who you gonna believe, me or your lying eyes?


Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage


NOTE: We will be changing to a new commenting platform in the next couple of weeks. We will supply more details as we get closer to the change. We understand some users are having problems with comments loading and this will hopefully remedy that problem

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.