nearvideo second ex-Democrat staffer in the invoice Schema ‘dox’ Republicans during Kavanaugh’s confirmation fight
A second assistant, a Democrat, Sen. Maggie Hassan is facing Federal charges over a scheme to publish the personal information of Republican politicians in the year 2018. Fox News senior judicial analyst judge Napolitano reacts.
Fox News senior judicial analyst Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that a Federal judge sent a strong message with a four-year sentence handed down to a former Capitol Hill aide for a “doxxing” rule against the Republican senators.
The former assistant New Hampshire Democrat Sen. Maggie Hassan was sentenced to four years in prison Wednesday for publication on Wikipedia, the personal information of several Republican senators in the midst of the bitter 2018, the fight over the confirmation of associate judge Brett Kavanaugh.
A second assistant stands in front of Federal charges, the help will be accused of the 27-year-old Jackson had A. hacked Cosko “wipe down” the Senate Computer.
The aide-de-camp, Samantha Davis, de Forest, was a Personal assistant in Hassan’s office by August 2017, up to last December. She was released after Capitol police, they discovered to their possible inclusion in the System.
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Among the officials Cosko five Republican senators, including Senate majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky have been targeted. Cosko posted the home addresses and telephone numbers of GOP Sens. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky, as well as then-Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah.
Napolitano responded on “Fox & Friends” by saying the sentence like unusually committed to hard at first, but the defendant, a “material interference with the function of the government.”
“I think the sentence was appropriate. It seems hard for doxxing, but this message is to send to the people,” he argued, questioning whether the others knew or were involved in.
“It seems that Senator Hassan knew nothing about it. Should you know that?” he asked, with the argument that low-level employees, should not have had such access to congressional computer systems.
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All in all, the judge said the left, to block the efforts, Kavanaugh confirmation “were different than anything we have seen” and pointed to the bitter divide that exists between the two parties.
“The hatred is palpable.”
Fox News Gregg Re contributed to this report.