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Mike Pence Demands Apology After AP Publishes His Wife’s Private Email

Mike Pence Demands Apology After AP Publishes His Wife's Private Email
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Vice President Mike Pence, generally a pretty cool customer, blasted the AP in a tweet on Saturday for publishing the active email address of his wife, Karen, for all their viewers to see.

He posted a letter that that his counsel wrote to the AP demanding they remove the email and saying they had refused to do so. Pence is demanding an apology.

Mark Paoletta, counsel to the vice president, said that because of the publication of the email, Karen Pence was then subject to all manner of attack emails.

In turn, Paoletta said, Mrs. Pence was subjected to “vitriolic and malicious emails and raised serious security concerns.”

“There was absolutely no reason to publish this private email address, and you should be ashamed of your reprehensible conduct,” Paoletta added.

It’s customary for media to redact and never print the active emails of politicians and certainly not of their private family members.

So why did the AP do it and why wouldn’t they remove it when asked?

Some media doesn’t care who they hurt.

Mike Pence’s email came up as a subject of media interest when it was learned that he had a private email when he was governor of Indiana.

However, unlike Hillary Clinton, there were no laws/rules prohibiting that in the case of Pence. Pence also archived all his emails for the state and had no classified information in the emails.

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