Fake texts to GOP House members spark security concerns at White House

(New York Post) A person posing as Vice President Mike Pence’s press secretary has reportedly sent bogus text messages to members of Congress, sparking security concerns and an FBI probe.

The text messages impersonate Pence’s press secretary Alyssa Farah and were sent to multiple GOP legislators in the House, requesting meetings and locations of lawmakers, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Rep. Liz Cheney (R., Wyo.), who chairs the House Republican conference, is aware of the fake texts and referred the matter to the House Sergeant at Arms office, the paper said.

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