Trump officials seized Democrat s Apple data: reports
|bbc.com 11 Jun 2021 at 03:58|
Democrats have demanded a probe into reports that officials acting under former President Donald Trump seized lawmakers Apple account information.
According to The New York Times, prosecutors subpoenaed the tech giant for account data for at least two House Intelligence Committee members.
Representative Adam Schiff - now the committee s chairman - was reportedly one of those targeted.
Top Democrat Nancy Pelosi called the report "harrowing".
"These actions appear to be yet another egregious assault on our democracy waged by the former president," . She said she supported calls for an investigation, adding: "Transparency is essential."
On Thursday night, representative Eric Swalwell told broadcaster CNN that he was another Democrat targeted. He confirmed that family members information - including a child s - were also obtained.