In reports that Vice President Mike Pence was using a private email account while Governor of Indiana several media outlets tried to draw parallels between this and Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while Secretary of State.
During one such report, the private email of Pence’s wife, Karen Pence, was released to the public.
Per the Independent Journal Review:
In reporting the story, however, the Associated Press revealed some private information — including a still-active email account that is used by Second Lady Karen Pence.
The Vice President wasn’t having it:
The Vice President tweeted the letter he sent to President and CEO of the Associated Press, Gary Pruitt:
The Independent Journal Review reports Karen Pence has been the unfortunate victim of this unprecedented incident:
A spokesperson for the vice president tells IJR that Karen Pence has received a wave of harassing emails in the wake of the AP publishing her private address. The letter also noted that the action was unprecedented — no previous Second Lady has had her privacy violated in such a manner — and especially concerning because Karen Pence is not an elected official herself.