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Pipe bomb mailer could be in Florida

27 October 2018

It isn't clear whether or not the attack is over; the Federal Bureau of Investigation said it can't rule out that more suspicious packages might still be moving through the mail.

Campaign chairman Brad Parscale later apologized, saying it was a pre-programmed message that was not caught before news of the explosive device came out.

A law enforcement official said the packages addressed to Biden were intercepted at DE mail facilities in New Castle and Wilmington and were similar to the others. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, also a Democrat, by way of a fraudulent return address. The package sent to CNN contained a live explosive and envelope with white powder, and officials said the substance was being tested to see if it was risky.

The president revoked Brennan's security clearance after the ex-CIA chief, a veteran intelligence official in Democratic and Republican administrations, lambasted Trump's Russian Federation summit performance as 'nothing short of treasonous'.

The evacuation comes shortly after the Secret Service confirmed that similar devices were sent to former United States President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.

The packages were sent in manila envelopes with bubble wrap, marked with computer-printed address labels.

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At the news conference, Cuomo disclosed that a device was sent to his Manhattan office and that it was being handled.

Top Democrat lawmakers Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer have accused Trump of condoning "physical violence and dividing Americans". "We're going to find out what the latest is here and we're going to be right back". A fundraising email attacking CNN sent out as the story unfolded deepened that perception. "Reports of a third intercepted package addressed to the WH are incorrect".

Law enforcement officials say they're increasing security for people or organizations that might be targeted. Neither the Clintons nor Obama received the packages or were at risk of receiving them.

CNN chief Jeff Zucker criticized the White House for a "total and complete lack of understanding" of the seriousness of its attacks on the media, as his network's NY bureau was evacuated for five hours Wednesday following the discovery of an explosive device sent there.

But among Republican Party officials, there was a more neutral line in this early stage of the FBI's investigation into who sent these devices to prominent critics of the president.

Ms Wasserman Shultz was the former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, but resigned from her position after the release of DNC emails during the 2016 USA presidential election campaign.

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The 12th package, which was similar to the others, was addressed to both the former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and to CNN, according to a law enforcement official.

The address is linked to the Tribeca Film Center and Tribeca Grill, according to Google Maps, but the packaged was located in an office on one of the higher floors of the building, said cops. "Clean up your act.try to act Presidential". He also often singles out cable news network CNN and other news media whose reporting he does not like, terming them "fake news".

"Have you ever seen this?"

The packages addressed to Biden were intercepted at DE mail facilities in New Castle and Wilmington, according to a law enforcement official who, like others, wasn't authorized to discuss an ongoing investigation publicly and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The White House condemned the bomb scares, and in a strongly-worded statement, Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said: "We condemn the attempted violent attacks recently made against President Obama, President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and other public figures".

Officials described the devices as PVC pipes stuffed with what appeared to be fireworks powder and glass.

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Another law enforcement source told CNN authorities were investigating a suspicious package intercepted in Burlingame, California, that was addressed to billionaire Tom Steyer, an outspoken Trump critic.

Pipe bomb mailer could be in Florida