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Journalist Matt Couch Sues NPR, Michael Isikoff, Others For Defaming Him In Seth Rich Investigation
National File ^ | Aug 7 | Patrick Howley

Posted on 08/07/2020 12:04:55 PM PDT by RandFan

Journalist Matt Couch, editor in chief of The DC Patriot, has filed a defamation lawsuit against Verizon, NPR, Michael Isikoff, and Seth Rich’s brother Aaron. Couch was instrumental in informing the world about Seth Rich, the slain former Democratic National Committee staffer who many believe was the source of the DNC emails published by Julian Assange at Wikileaks during the 2016 election, which exposed the Democrats’ kiboshing of Bernie Sanders in the primary and the Podesta brothers’ invitation to a Spirit Cooking ceremony.

The lawsuit states:

“On August 6, 2020, as part of a six-part podcast entitled “Conspiracyland,”published by Yahoo! News, a subsidiary of Verizon, Isikoff engaged in one of the most irresponsible smear campaigns in contemporary journalism, defaming and disparaging Plaintiff Matthew Couch, the publisher of a widely read online blog, the DC Patriot, and a conservative commentator with over 400,000 Twitter followers, either through his own words or those he plainly endorsed, as a “vicious,” “alt-right” “Internet crankster,” “Internet conspiracy entrepreneur,” “Internet troll” and “Internet bully,” who, from the “mountains of the Ozarks” was spreading “lies” about Aaron, the brother of Seth Rich, the DNC staffer killed in the early morning hours of July 10, 2016 under circumstances that still, four years later, have not been explained. Isikoff is no ordinary “journalist.” Rather, he is a shameless partisan hack, who was personally responsible for helping spread the baseless conspiracy theory that Donald Trump conspired with Vladimir Putin to steal the 2016 election. As this conspiracy theory has collapsed, Isikoff and others in the media have sought to attack and discredit anyone, including Plaintiff, associated with any investigations that would potentially undermine the official narrative promoted by Washington D.C. insiders to destroy Donald Trump.”

(Excerpt) Read more at nationalfile.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: assange; clintoncrimefamily; dnc; npr; sethrich

1 posted on 08/07/2020 12:04:55 PM PDT by RandFan
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To: RandFan

Awesome. We need to keep suing these bastards. That kid showed us the way.


2 posted on 08/07/2020 12:12:04 PM PDT by Phillyred (Kieran Hussie)
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To: Phillyred

Yes. Hopefully it will all come out that he was, in fact, a hero for the truth.


3 posted on 08/07/2020 12:15:43 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: RandFan

GO MATT!!!


4 posted on 08/07/2020 12:33:36 PM PDT by Ann Archy (Abortion....... The HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: RandFan

Hersh seems to dismiss the possibility that Seth Rich was killed by someone with political ties to the DNC. He just lived in a bad neighborhood and was unlucky. The fact that he was shot with a .22 also suggests its was amateur thugs and not a professional.

The important point is not the Rich was murdered for what he knew but that Brennan, Crowdstrike, and the IC exploited the emails he passed to Wikileaks to advance their fake anti-Trump Russian hoax narrative. They intentionally lied to the American people to drive out the elected President of the United States. That is conspiracy to obstruct justice and violation of Trump’s civil rights under color of authority. John Durham, are you listening?


5 posted on 08/07/2020 1:14:01 PM PDT by Dave Wright
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To: All

matt couch did not kill himself


6 posted on 08/07/2020 1:28:24 PM PDT by SteveH
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To: Dave Wright

“The fact that he was shot with a .22 also suggests its was amateur thugs and not a professional.”

It is easier for a professional to make something look like an armature than for an armature to do a professional job

Just saying


7 posted on 08/07/2020 1:44:27 PM PDT by Fai Mao (There is no justice until The PIAPS is legally executed)
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To: Dave Wright
The fact that he was shot with a .22 also suggests its was amateur thugs and not a professional.

Professionals often use .22 caliber firearms.

8 posted on 08/07/2020 1:47:37 PM PDT by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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To: Dave Wright

Seymour Hersh ????


9 posted on 08/07/2020 1:49:46 PM PDT by Reily
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