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Fox News responds to lawsuit claiming it concocted Seth Rich story with White House knowledge


Rod Wheeler
Rod
Wheeler has been operative during Fox News since
2002.

YouTube ScreenShot (Fox
News)


Fox News on Tuesday responded to a lawsuit claiming it
worked with White House knowledge to deflect
courtesy from investigations about a Trump campaign’s ties
with a Russian supervision by edition a “fake news” story,
job it “completely erroneous.”

On Monday, Fox News commentator Rod Wheeler filed

a lawsuit in that he alleges that Fox News
contributor Malia Zimmerman built quotes from him in an
attempt to uncover that a Jul 2016 genocide of Democratic
National Committee staffer Seth Rich was somehow connected
to his communication with WikiLeaks.

The story, that was published in May, was subsequently
retracted. 

“The indictment that FoxNews.com published Malia
Zimmerman’s story to assistance detract from coverage of a Russia
collusion emanate is totally erroneous,” Jay Wallace, the
network’s boss of news, pronounced in a matter Tuesday.

He added: “The nullification of this story is still being
investigated internally and we have no justification that Rod Wheeler
was misquoted by Zimmerman. Additionally, FOX News vehemently
denies a competition taste claims in a lawsuit — the
brawl between Zimmerman and Rod Wheeler has zero to do with
race.”

The lawsuit claims that Fox used Wheeler to detract
coverage of a Russia review and published a story with
the “full … courtesy of a White House,” including
President Donald Trump.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday
pronounced Trump had “no knowledge” of a story before it was
published.

The Democratic National Committee, which has rejected
many worried swindling theories about Rich’s death, pronounced if
a allegations were true, “it is over vile” that a White
House “would use a murder of a immature male to confuse the
public’s courtesy from their pell-mell administration and Trump’s
ties to Russia.” Rich’s parents
have regularly asked those perplexing to bond their son’s
deaths to some kind of domestic swindling to stop.

“There is no forgive for a pang that Trump’s associates and
their conspirators during FOX have caused a Rich family and those
closest to him,” Xochitl Hinojosa, a DNC’s communications
director, told Business Insider in an email. “Both parties should
malign these ill and disfigured tactics.”

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