Bomb parcels sent to homes of Bill and Hillary Clinton, Barrack Obama

Larry Hoffman
October 29, 2018

"Have you ever seen this?" "Law enforcement authorities are treating the device as a real explosive". The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss the ongoing investigation by name.

The pipe bombs were packed with shards of glass and were intercepted.

U.S. Secret Service officials discovered two explosive devices meant to target the Obamas and Clintons between Tuesday night and Wednesday morning.

He also said the media had a responsibility "to stop the endless hostility and constant negative and oftentimes false attacks and stories". "This egregious conduct is abhorrent".

Other Republican leaders said the same.

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, "liked" another of Cardillo's tweets in which he listed acts of violence perpetrated against conservatives and said it was "only logical to question who actually sent the bombs". Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose return address was on it.

The devices all were sent to an Federal Bureau of Investigation lab in Virginia to be studied. Officials provided no details on a possible suspect or motive.

Meanwhile, the New York Police Department is investigating reports of a "suspicious package" at Columbus Circle, they have urged the public to avoid the area.

The Secret Service intercepted the package addressed to Clinton at the home she shares with her husband, former president Bill Clinton, north of Manhattan on Tuesday, and a second package addressed to Obama's Washington home on Wednesday.

Former CIA Director John Brennan, the target of a package sent to CNN, fired back.

"We will spare no resources or expense in this effort".

"Our building in NY has been evacuated because the NYPD is now investigating a suspicious package", CNN's Shimon Prokupecz said on air from Washington, D.C. after the alarm was heard on air in NY.

CNN evacuated its NY bureau after the pipe bomb was found in the mailroom together with an envelope containing white powder.

California Congresswoman Maxine Waters was also the addressee on a package inspected by Secret Service at Capitol Hill Wednesday afternoon.

Trump says he received a briefing from federal officials earlier Wednesday on what he called the "despicable acts". Dianne Feinstein's in West Los Angeles Thursday evening.

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders issued a statement condemning the "attempted violent attacks".

Last week an association representing White House correspondents accused Trump of "cheerleading" violence against the media after the president applauded an assault by a congressman on a reporter.

"Words matter. Thus far, they have shown no comprehension of that".

Nick Merrill, a spokesman for Hillary Clinton, said in a tweet that "nothing got to any home".

The device sent to Soros' home in Westchester County was constructed from a six-inch-long pipe filled with explosive powder.

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