Russian Embassy Promotes Conspiracy Theory On Dnc Staffer’S Death After False Fox Information Story

“”That is why,” said the representative for the Russian embassy, who did not respond to a follow up question.
In a tweet on Friday that amassed thousands of shares, the Russian Embassy said, without evidence, that Rich was a “Wikileaks informer.
” Wheeler’s contract with the Rich family prohibited him from speaking to the media without authorization, the letter said.
Asked for evidence to support its claim, a representative of the Russian Embassy told CNN in an email that the tweet was posted because it “was raised in the British social media.
WTTG-TV later walked back its story, noting that Wheeler conceded he had no evidence Rich was in contact with Wikileaks.

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