Sen. Cory GardnerCory Scott GardnerCollins to support Kavanaugh, securing enough votes for confirmation Overnight Energy — Presented by Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance — Trump ends law enforcement program at wildlife refuges | Pruitt canceled trips he already had tickets for | Senate panel approves new parks fund Senate panel moves to renew expired park conservation fund MORE (R-Colo.) stated on Sunday that his spouse acquired a graphic textual content message with video of a beheading shortly after he voted to substantiate Supreme Courtroom Justice Brett Kavanaugh.
Gardner told Fox News that his spouse acquired the threatening message on Saturday, simply hours after the Senate confirmed Kavanaugh in a 50-48 vote.
The Colorado Republican additionally stated somebody posted the names and addresses of his relations on-line.
Gardner is the most recent GOP lawmaker to be focused with the intimidation tactic often called “doxing” in latest weeks.
Jackson Cosko, a former Democratic aide, was arrested final week for allegedly posting the personal info of a number of Republican senators on-line.
Capitol Police started investigating the pattern late final month after the Wikipedia pages of unidentified senators had been edited with out their permission to incorporate their restricted private knowledge like house addresses and private cell telephones.
Three of the GOP senators focused — Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchGOP senator’s hometown paper rips him for ‘medieval attitude toward all women’ Tomi Lahren: Protesting has been ‘cheapened by these man-hating feminists’ Conway: Assault survivors should be angry with their attackers, not GOP senators MORE (Utah), Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeSenate sends bill regulating airline seat sizes to Trump Ex-House intern charged with ‘doxing’ GOP senators during Kavanaugh hearing Overnight Health Care — Presented By National Partnership for Women & Families — Senate sends opioid package to Trump’s desk | Drug companies fear Dem Congress | Premiums for employer plans rise MORE (Utah) and Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamGraham: Kavanaugh turned out to be the ‘slut whore drunk’ of the Ford story The winners and losers of the Supreme Court fight The Senate needs to cool it MORE (S.C.) — all serve on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
The nameless Wikipedia edits had been made whereas the committee was questioning Kavanaugh about sexual misconduct allegations made towards him.
Cosko, who had been working as an intern for Rep. Sheila Jackson LeeSheila Jackson LeeFormer Dem aide makes first court appearance on charges of posting GOP senators’ info online Ex-House intern charged with ‘doxing’ GOP senators during Kavanaugh hearing Capitol Police arrest suspect in doxing of GOP senators MORE (D-Texas), has been fired.