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Pelosi Reportedly Receiving ‘Obscene and Sick Calls’ Since Hacker Released Dem. Phone Numbers


She warned Democrats to not let family members answer their calls or see any of their text messages.

On the last day before Congress takes a five-week summer recess, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. pauses while meeting with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, July 31, 2014, about Republicans pushing through legislation to launch a campaign-season lawsuit against President Barack Obama, after accusing him of deliberately exceeding the bounds of his constitutional authority. Democrats have branded the effort a political charade and an effort by top Republicans to mollify conservatives who want Obama to be impeached. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite

This past week Washington Democrats were hit with yet another security hack. This time, Gucifer 2.0, the hacker behind the release of thousands of internal emails at the Democratic National Committee, released the personal contact information of many House Democrats.

Among those subject to the hack was Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi.

AP Photo/Andrew Harnik

According to PBS, Pelosi sent a letter to fellow House Democrats, urging them to change their numbers.

Pelosi said that she has personally received “mostly obscene and sick calls, voicemails and text messages” and warned Democrats to not let family members answer their calls or see any of the messages they might be receiving.

Pelosi said in her letter that the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee has hired a cybersecurity firm to investigate the hacking of its computers.

The DCCC also issued a statement on the matter, which Fox News reported:

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