Federal contractor Reality Winner faces charges of mishandling classified information after she allegedly leaked "Top Secret" information from the National Security Agency (NSA) to an online news outlet. The news outlet is presumably The Intercept, which ran an article on Monday about how the Russians unsuccessfully attempted to manipulate the vote totals through hacking. Winner was arrested on Saturday and appeared in federal court on Monday.
Here are five things you need to know about Winner.
1. Winner tweeted her solidarity with the Iranian regime.
There are many Americans protesting US govt aggression towards Iran. If our Tangerine in Chief declares war, we stand with you!— Sara Winners (@Reezlie) February 7, 2017