Jan 3, 1989
“Seth Rich seemed to be friends with everybody, but he would stand up to anybody for what’s right.” (source)
“Seth slept with an American flag over his bed.” (source)
“Everyone seems to agree on Seth’s fighting spirit” (source)
“He’s kind of known as a goofball, but to me it was very clear to me that there was so much more. It didn’t matter who you were, where you came from or where you were going. If he thought you were in trouble, he wanted to help. If you were sad he was going to make you happy, he was going to make you laugh.” (source)
“He was a great guy, personable, always there to kind of brighten up your day, even though that was our job as bartenders, just to make the customers happy. Seth would see if we’re not happy, he would just like try to cheer us up a little bit.” (source)
“All my life I wanted to be in a position that I can make a difference” (source)
“Rich was known for his elaborate outfits. On the Fourth of July, he had dress head to toe in clothes covered with an American flag pattern.” (source)
“When he was stuck late at night working in the office, he would dress up as a panda to make his co-workers laugh.” (source)
Sun, Feb 22, 2015
John Podesta writes, “I’m definitely for making an example of a suspected leaker whether or not we have any real basis for it.” This quote reveals John’s general mindset when it comes to leakers; clearly he cannot know that more than a year from now he will be dealing with some of the most damaging leaks in the history of politics.
May 23, 2016
12:15pm EDT Huma Shah makes appointment for Jennifer Palmieri (Director of Communications for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign) to meet Katherine Branch (Director of Special Projects and Events Special Assistant to Valerie Jarrett) in the West Wing.
12:28pm EDT Jennifer Palmieri arrives to the West Wing.
1:39pm EDT Jennifer Palmieri leaves.
Wed, May 25, 2016
Last date of emails in Wikileaks dump of DNC emails, which will happen on July 22.
Mayor of Boston issues press release that Andrew Therriault is leaving his position as Director of Data Science for the Democratic National Convention and joining the Boston city government as Chief Data Officer.
Andrew Therriault moves to Boston from DC to begin new job.
June 21, 2016 Source: obamawhitehouse.archives.gov
7:21pm EDT Crystal Carson makes appointment for Jennifer Palmieri to meet Jen Psaki in the “upper pres” of the White House.
June 22, 2016 Source: obamawhitehouse.archives.gov
12:33pm EDT Jennifer Palmieri arrives to the White House to meet Jen Psaki.
2:28pm EDT Jennifer Palmieri leaves.
Sun, July 10, 2016
Note that by this date, Wikileaks has not leaked any emails having to do with the 2016 election, and has been largely out of the news. Wikileaks does not become a big player in the election until it releases the DNC emails on July 22, twelve days from now.
4:20am Officers report beginning of incident with Seth Conrad Rich.
5:57am Seth pronounced dead by unknown physician at unknown hospital.
7:10am Police report filed (CCN #16113797): CIC
reports the sound of gunshots at 2134 Flagler Pl. NW. Upon arriving to
the scene, the decedent was laying in the Southwest corder of the
intersection of W St. and Flagler Pl. NW. The decedent was conscious and
breathing with apparent gunshot wound(s) to the back. The decedent was
transported to local area hospital and was pronounced by attending
physician at 0557 hours. Responding office listed as: Jody O’Leary (#7859). Assisting officers listed as: ROBERT WINGATE ROBINSON (#7634)(Body Worn Camera),Derek Tarr (#9237)(Other Officers At Scene),Shea Ellis (#9499)(Other Officers At Scene),Benjamin Velez (#6631)(Body Worn Camera),Mark Lee (#6141)(Body Worn Camera).
Seth’s parents recount: “Seth was walking home, talking to his girlfriend on his cellphone. He was about a block from his place when his girlfriend heard voices or something in the background. Seth said he had to go. Two minutes later, he was shot.”
Seth’s father recounts: “The officers who were there and they said ‘Yeah, he was quite talkative, he did not realize he had been shot.'”
Seth’s girlfriend of two years, Kelsey Mulka, recounts: “We were on the phone just wrapping up our conversation, he had kind of told me that he was getting close to his house.”
D.C. Police Captain Anthony Haythe states: “It appears he was targeted. He was shot multiple times”
Investigators go on record to confirm: Seth still had his wallet, watch and phone when he was discovered shot in the street.
Tue, July 12, 2016
DNC chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, attended and stated: “Seth’s life was not lived in vain. Seth Rich lived his life fully every single day for 27 years. Each of us at the DNC were absolutely privileged to work with him, to fight side by side with him every single day.”
Fri, July 22, 2016
10:30am EDT WikiLeaks releases DNC email database with 44,053 emails and 17,761 attachments, in two tranches, covering period from January 2015 to May 25, 2016.
5:25pm EDT Donna Coleman makes appointment for Andrew M. Therriault and Christopher M. Dwelley to visit Kelly Jin at White House on August 1, 2016. Source: obamawhitehouse.archives.gov
Mon, Aug 1, 2016
9:30am EDT Donna Coleman makes appointment for Kamau Bobb and family to visit Quincy Brown in room 491 of “OEOB” today.
10:16am EDT Donna Coleman makes appointment for Alfred J. Cornelius to visit Rich Pouyat in room 474 of “OEOB” today.
10:17am EDT Andrew M. Therriault and Christopher M. Dwelley arrive to White House to meet Kelly Jin in room 442 of “OEOB”.
10:37am EDT Alfred arrives to White House.
10:43am EDT Bobb family arrives to White House.
11:40am EDT Andrew and Christopher leave.
11:51am EDT Bobb family leaves.
5:48pm EDT Alfred leaves.
Fri, Aug 5, 2016
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier states: “Right now, we have more questions than answers.” Tue, Aug 9, 2016
Julian Assange hints in a Dutch television interview that Seth Rich is Wikileaks’ source for the DNC emails.
Tue, Aug 16, 2016
“Police have declined to say whether he was able to describe his assailants.”
“They found his wallet, credit cards and cellphone on his body. The band of his wristwatch was torn but not broken.”
Sep 17, 2016
D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier’s last day of work. Sep 30, 2016
Seth’s parents (Joel and Mary Rich), girlfriend (Kelsey Mulka), best friend (Michael Cass-Antony), and others (Joseph Capone) who knew Seth go on record to defend Seth against rumors that he is the DNC email leaker, giving exclusive interviews to Crime Watch Daily.
Michael Cass-Antony, reported to be Seth’s best friend, equates being good with caring for the DNC: “All those lies that are being bandied about in the news are just that, and the reason that nobody close to him has refuted them is because there’s no reason to, because he spoke for himself. Because anybody who knows him knows how good of a person he was, knows how much he cared for the DNC and for where he worked and how much he believed in his cause.”
Seth’s parents state: “He had just found out he was going to go to work for the Clinton campaign doing data analysis and helping getting people out to vote,” and that he had just started to draft a “letter of acceptance”, but had only managed to write two sentences, one of which was: “All my life I wanted to be in a position that I can make a difference.” Who writes acceptance letters to job offers??? You write a letter if you’ve got more to say than just a simple acceptance.
Joseph Capone, general manager of Lou’s City Bar, states: “I heard there was a bunch of robberies lately by a man with a silver gun in the area. He was here just by himself that night, and even asked him if he wanted to stick around and get a ride home. He was like ‘No, I’m going to go somewhere else and then I’ll go home.'”
Nov 23, 2016
Parents Joel and Mary Rich appear at press conference with Republican lobbyist Jack Burkman to offer $125,000 reward.
Wed, Dec 14, 2016
Craig Murray of Wikileaks claims to have met a disgruntled DNC staffer in September who gave him emails. These could only have been the Podesta emails, released on October 7, 2016, not the DNC emails, which were released July 22.
Feb 20, 2017
Jack Burkman appeals to Congress to investigate Seth’s death under the theory that it might have been the Russians trying to disrupt the voter registration project Seth was working on for the DNC.
Thu, Mar 23, 2017
Jack Burkman launches independent investigation into Seth’s murder, in which Seth’s family take no part. From the article:
Kevin Doherty, a security expert on the team, says: “We are going to look at link analysis. We are going to try and establish a timeline. We are going to see if there were individuals who may have been missed.”
The team includes a forensic physiologist, a security specialist and George Washington grad students, and are operating out of the new Seth Rich Center for Investigations in Arlington, Virginia.
Burkman claims a former U.S. Intelligence Officer told him the Russian’s had something to do with Rich’s murder.
Launched website http://whokilledsethrich.com/
Apr 27, 2017
Andrew Therriault’s tweets at Seth’s Twitter account @panda4progress: A group of Pandas is called an “Embarassment”.
As of May 20, tweet has been deleted.
May 15, 2017
Wheeler states: “The police department nor the FBI have been forthcoming. They haven’t been cooperating at all. I believe that the answer to solving his death lies on that computer, which I believe is either at the police department or either at the FBI. I have been told both.”
Asked if his sources have told him there is information that links Seth to Wikileaks, Wheeler stated: “Absolutely. Yeah. That’s confirmed.”
Wheeler also said: “I have a source inside the police department that has looked at me straight in the eye and said, ‘Rod, we were told to stand down on this case and I can’t share any information with you.’ Now, that is highly unusual for a murder investigation, especially from a police department. Again, I don’t think it comes from the chief’s office, but I do believe there is a correlation between the mayor’s office and the DNC and that is the information that will come out.”
Seth’s family distanced itself from Rod Wheeler: “The private investigator who spoke to press was offered to the Rich family and paid for by a third party, and contractually was barred from speaking to press or anyone outside of law enforcement or the family unless explicitly authorized by the family.”
May 16, 2017
The Gateway Pundit claims the footage from the body cameras worn by three of the police officers responding to Seth’s shooting is missing. May 17, 2017 Fox News modifies it’s May 15 article to note that Rod Wheeler has become wishy-washy about his previous on-camera claims that he communicated with the FBI regarding Wikileaks and Seth Rich.
Brad Bauman, the spokesman for Seth’s family, and a professional Democrat crisis PR consultant, released this statement: “This is the statement from the Rich family re: today?s little fake news story. As we?ve seen through the past year of unsubstantiated claims, we see no facts, we have seen no evidence, we have been approached with no emails and only learned about this when contacted by the press. Even if tomorrow, an email was found, it is not a high enough bar of evidence to prove any interactions as emails can be altered and we?ve seen that those interested in pushing conspiracies will stop at nothing to do so. We are a family who is committed to facts, not fake evidence that surfaces every few months to fill the void and distract law enforcement and the general public from finding Seth?s murderers. The services of the private investigator who spoke to press was offered to the Rich family and paid for by a third party, and contractually was barred from speaking to press or anyone outside of law enforcement or the family unless explicitly authorized by the family.”
Thu, May 18, 2017
Kim Dotcom tweets list of security cameras in area of murder.
Andrew Therriault’s April 27 tweet @panda4progress is uncovered by online sleuths. Andrew deletes the tweet within hours.
Seth’s social media accounts discovered and archived: pandas4bernie (Facebook, Reddit comments and posts, Tumblr), MeGrimLock4 (Reddit comments and posts), panda4progress (Twitter and tweets). His online persona reveals that he was a supporter of Bernie Sanders (source).
Sat, May 20, 2017
Kim Dotcom states: “I knew Seth Rich. I know he was the @Wikileaks source. I was involved. I’m meeting my legal team on Monday. I will issue a statement about #SethRich on Tuesday. Please be patient. This needs to be done properly.”
Reddit admins begin to edit Seth’s comments and posts.
Russia wiretapping hypothesis timeline