Twitter Locks Man’s Account After Revealing Ocasio-Cortez’s Boyfriend’s Government Email Address

SILICON VALLEY – Twitter suspended conservative political consultant Luke Thompson’s account on Friday after he revealed that Democratic New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s boyfriend, Riley Roberts, has a government email account.

Thompson posted a screenshot of a House directory that showed Roberts listed under “staff,” alongside a House email address for Roberts and the phone number for Ocasio-Cortez’s congressional office.

Twitter claimed Thompson violated “rules against posting private information,” even though the information he posted was a government email address and a publicly available phone number. Twitter briefly made Thompson’s tweet not publicly visible, before later restoring it.


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Twitter did not return a request for comment on why Thompson’s account was locked out.

Ocasio-Cortez and her chief of staff claimed that Roberts isn’t a paid staff member, and that the email address only allows him access to the congresswoman’s calendar.

“From time to time, at the request of members, spouses and partners are provided House email accounts for the purposes of viewing the member’s calendar,” the Chief Administrative Officer of the House told TheDCNF in a phone call.

Roberts did not return an email seeking comment.

Evie Fordham contributed reporting 


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