Maxine Waters Fights Back Against Allegations Staff “Doxed” Republicans
Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) on Saturday fought back against accusations that a member of her staff “doxed” -- the broadcasting private or identifiable information -- Republican Senators on Wikipedia. Private information, including the phone numbers and home addresses, was posted on Wikipedia for Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC), Mike Lee (R-UT), and Orrin Hatch (R-UT) during a hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Conservative sites such as Gateway Pundit and RedState reported that the IP address that posted the information on Wikipedia was associated with Waters’ office and released the information of a member of Waters' staff. “Lies, lies, and more despicable lies. I am utterly disgusted by the spread of the completely false, absurd, and dangerous lies and conspiracy theories that are being peddled by ultra-right wing pundits, outlets, and websites,” said Waters. “The United States Capitol Police and our internal IT specialist have determined that the IP address in question does not belong to my office or anyone on my staff.” She also said that she would work to reveal the identity of those responsible for leaking her staffer’s information, and that they will be held legally liable for all of their actions. More here.