Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s primary opponent—who also ran against her in the last primary—tweeted something over the weekend that has everyone talking.
Tim Canova tweeted late Friday evening that his computer had been “attacked & surge protector fried” just one day after he announced his campaign
Then, he noted that the same thing happened last year too.Check it out (per Washington Examiner):
Announced last night 8pm run vs. @DWStweets again. At 2am my computer was attacked & surge protector fried. Same happened last campaign.
— Tim Canova (@Tim_Canova) June 17, 2017
according to Ballotpedia. The August contest represented a sort of rematch of the 2016 presidential primaries as Canova was backed by progressive Sen. Bernie Sanders while Hillary Clinton had endorsed Wasserman Schultz.Canova lost to Wasserman Schultz in a 2016 primary contest for Florida’s 23rd Congressional District with 43 percent of the vote versus 57 percent,
Canova made headlines earlier this year when he wondered aloud on Facebook if Seth Rich could’ve been involved in leaking the DNC emails to Wikileaks.
Rich “may have been the Wikileaks source of the leaked DNC emails. He was gunned down, assassinated under suspicious circumstances just days after publication of those leaked emails,” Canova said in a Facebook post that is now deleted. When asked about whether he thinks Rich was the DNC leaker on Thursday, Canova walked back his prior statement, saying “I have no idea” and blamed the media for their portrayal of him on the issue.
Wasserman Schultz’s congressional office is currently at the center of an investigation by Capitol Hill police after it was revealed her IT staffers might have breached the House Intel network.