Looks Like RedState Quietly Removed Another Conspiracy-Flavored Mueller Post

Special Counsel Robert Mueller speaks on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, on May 29, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) ... Special Counsel Robert Mueller speaks on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Presidential election, at the US Justice Department in Washington, DC, on May 29, 2019. (Photo by MANDEL NGAN / AFP) (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 17, 2019 3:59 p.m.

It appears that conservative blog “RedState” quietly took down another conspiracy-flavored post from its website at the same time it removed a piece asserting falsely that special counsel Robert Mueller covered up murdered DNC employee Seth Rich’s hack of the DNC.

The link to the post on RedState is dead, bringing up the error page.

Jay McKenzie, a self-identified disinformation researcher, spotted the same headline and seemingly the same body preserved on on efreenews.com.

The post takes the same tack as the other one that was ultimately removed, doubting Mueller’s findings that the Russians hacked DNC emails and provided them to WikiLeaks. It appears to be written by Elizabeth Vaughn, who also authored the other post.

“The Mueller Report unequivocally confirmed that the Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) server was hacked by the Russians,” she writes. “This finding would debunk the “conspiracy” theory that the late Seth Rich, the DNC staffer who was murdered in July 2016, had downloaded (onto a flashdrive) and leaked the DNC emails to Wikileaks. That is, if the Mueller Report had been accurate.”

RedState did not immediately respond to questions about the post and its removal.

The first post about Rich and Mueller was taken down after internet outcry and a disavowal from former CEO Erick Erickson.

Mueller said outright in his report that Rich was not behind the leaks. Rich’s murder is still a mystery, though police has floated that it could have been a robbery gone awry.

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