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— Leonel Collins (@LinnFerdinand) May 16, 2017Family’s private investigator: There is evidence Seth Rich had contact with WikiLeaks prior to death
WASHINGTON – “It has been almost a year since Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich was murdered in the nation’s capital. There have been no solid answers about why he was killed until now.
Rich was shot and killed last July in Northwest D.C and police have suggested the killing in the District’s Bloomingdale neighborhood was a botched robbery. However, online conspiracy theories have tied the murder to Rich’s work at the DNC.” More here>Family’s private investigator: There is evidence Seth Rich had contact with WikiLeaks prior to death
“President Trump on Tuesday defended conversations he had with Russian officials following a report that he discussed classified information in those talks, saying he shared “facts” about terrorism and had “the absolute right to do” so.” More here.> Trump defends talks with Russians, says he shared terror ‘facts’
“National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday adamantly defended President Trump’s conversations with Russian officials as “wholly appropriate,” pushing back for a second day on a news report claiming the president revealed highly classified information on an Islamic State terror threat during that meeting.” More here.> White House says Trump info-sharing with Russia ‘wholly appropriate,’ rips leaks
“Major media reports may have jeopardized the safety of a key intelligence asset more than President Donald Trump’s revelations to Russian officials, a former intelligence official told The Daily Caller News Foundation.
Media reports, not the president, outed to the general public the source, nature, and existence of intelligence related to an Islamic State plot and U.S. national security.” More here.> Former Senior Intel Officer: If There’s An ISIS ‘Mole Hunt,’ It’s Because Of The Leakers Running To The Press
In Other News:
“On Friday afternoon, a Kentucky court found that the owner of a T-shirt printing company was not violating anyone’s rights by declining a job that would have required him to print shirts with a message that violates his religious convictions. This ruling is a surprising victory for orthodox U.S. adherents of the world’s two largest religions, who have been increasingly taken to court, usually by an LGBT couple or group, and prosecuted for “discrimination” when choosing not to accept money to violate their convictions.