Thursday morning, Rep. Maxine Waters wrote on Twitter “I have been hacked and my Twitter account has been erased. I know who has done this. I will take care of this. M Waters.”
I HAVE BEEN HACKED AND MY TWITTER ACCOUNT HAS BEEN ERASED. I KNOW WHO HAS DONE THIS. I WILL TAKE CARE OF THIS. M WATERS.
— MAXINE WATERS (@REPMAXINEWATERS) OCTOBER 12, 2021
Per Henry Rodgers of the DailyCaller:
NEW according to a Twitter spokesperson: “We can’t comment on the Tweet, but, as is standard, we have open lines of communication with her office and have worked with them to ensure the account is secure. At this time, we’ve identified no signs of account compromise.”
NEW ACCORDING TO A TWITTER SPOKESPERSON: “WE CAN’T COMMENT ON THE TWEET, BUT, AS IS STANDARD, WE HAVE OPEN LINES OF COMMUNICATION WITH HER OFFICE AND HAVE WORKED WITH THEM TO ENSURE THE ACCOUNT IS SECURE. AT THIS TIME, WE’VE IDENTIFIED NO SIGNS OF ACCOUNT COMPROMISE.” HTTPS://T.CO/I0NFN7WFZT
— HENRY RODGERS (@HENRYRODGERSDC) OCTOBER 12, 2021
Some were skeptical of Water’s claim.
BUT YOU’RE TWEETING.
— KAMBREE (@KAMVTV) OCTOBER 12, 2021
I STILL SEE YOUR TWEET HISTORY. WHAT WAS ERASED?
— ENRICO TORTELLINI (@DOOSHBAGGHO) OCTOBER 12, 2021
JOINED 2009. DOESN’T LOOK ERASED. KINDA REMINDS ME OF AN END USER WHO EMAILS THE HELP DESK TO SAY THEIR EMAIL IS BROKEN. PIC.TWITTER.COM/RTDERA8UIV
— MIKE WILSON (@REALMSWTRUTH) OCTOBER 12, 2021