Anne McClain responded to allegations of stealing the identity of her estranged wife on Twitter on Saturday afternoon.
"These claims are clearly not true," she wrote. "We have undergone a painful, personal separation that is unfortunately now in the media."
These claims are clearly not true. We have undergone a painful, personal separation that is now unfortunately found in the media. I am pleased about the support and keep an opinion until after the investigation. I have every confidence in the IG process.
̵1; Anne McClain (@AstroAnnimal) August 24, 2019
NASA astronaut and native Spokane, Anne McClain is accused of confessing the identity of her estranged wife because McClain is in space accessed her bank account.
According to Fox News, the former Air Force intelligence officer, Summer Worden, has been involved in a bitter divorce with Anne McClain since 2018, and the battle intensified when Worden filed a complaint with the Federal Trade Commission over McClain her account had accessed orbit.
Worden has told the Times that she discovered this when McClain knew of her private expenses while she was on the mission without knowing it otherwise. The bank told Worden that a computer registered with NASA had logged into the account.
McClain denied allegations that she regularly reviewed family finances to make sure there was enough funds to pay for her son's pills.