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UPDATE: Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee Fires Intern Arrested for Data Leak

Jackson A. Cosko is accused of “doxing” three Republicans from the Senate Judiciary Committee at the center of the Kavanaugh confirmation

Ranking Member Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Texas, speaks during a hearing of the House Judiciary subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations, on Capitol Hill, in Washington, Tuesday, April 4, 2017. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee.

Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, D-Houston, has fired an unpaid intern after he was arrested by the U.S. Capitol police for allegedly posting online the home addresses of Republican senators backing Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation to the Supreme Court.

The Dallas Morning News reported that Jackson Lee fired 27-year-old Jackson Cosko after he was charged with making public restricted personal information, identity theft and other federal offenses.

Cosko had worked in Jackson Lee’s office for about a month.

Cosko worked for Democratic Sen. Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire from January 2017 to May 2018 as a legislative correspondent and systems administrator.

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