"it was not clear there was a link."
"Mr. Rich and robberies, it has not been determined."
Fact Check: Robberies in D.C. are up, not down
And when asked at the news conference about Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich, who was killed two days earlier near his Bloomingdale home in what police have told the family may have been a robbery, D.C. Mayor Muriel E. Bowser (D) said it was not clear there was a link.
“Actually Mr. Rich and robberies, it hasn’t been determined,” Bowser said, turning the microphone over to Lanier.