POLITICS 10/24/2018 09:49 am ET Updated 0 minutes ago The Secret Service said the packages contained “potential explosive devices.” By Marina Fang Suspicious packages containing “potential explosive devices” were sent to Hillary and Bill Clinton’s home in the New York City suburbs late Tuesday and former President Barack Obama’s office in Washington, D.C., early Wednesday, according to the Secret Service. “The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such. The protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them,” the agency said in a statement. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the situation and the White House is taking it “extremely seriously,” a senior White House official told NBC News. A senior White House official tells me President Trump has been briefed on the … [Read more...] about Suspicious Packages Sent To Hillary, Bill Clinton And Barack Obama: Secret Service
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The U.S. Secret Service intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Former First Lady Hillary Clinton in Westchester County, New York on Tuesday as well as a second package addressed to the residence of Former President Barak Obama in Washington, DC earlier today. Both packages were identified as potential explosive devices and intercepted prior to being deliverd. Neither Clinton or Obama receive the packaged or were at risk. The Secret Service has initiated a "full scope criminal investigation," the federal agency said in a statement, coordinating federal, state and local resources to determine the source of the packages and identify those responsible. The device was similiar to the one found at the home of billionaire financier Geroge Soros on Monday. This story is developing. … [Read more...] about BREAKING: Explosive devices found in mail sent to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
Crime The U.S. Secret Service said on Wednesday that it had intercepted two packages this week being sent to Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama that were handled as potential explosive devices. A package was intercepted late Tuesday that was addressed to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton at her Westchester County home in New York, according to a press release from the Secret Service. Story Continued Below On Wednesday, a second package was intercepted that was addressed to former President Barack Obama's residence in Washington D.C. The Secret Service said that "the protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them." The packages were identified during routine mail screening procedures.“The Secret Service has initiated a full scope criminal investigation that will leverage all available federal, state, and local resources to determine the source of the packages and identify those responsible," USSS said in the … [Read more...] about Potential explosive devices sent to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
Dennis Van Tine/ZUMA Looking for news you can trust?Subscribe to our free newsletters. Two suspicious packages that are being treated as possible explosive devices were sent to the homes of Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama, the Secret Service confirmed Wednesday. The New York Times, citing an anonymous law enforcement official, reported that the suspicious package found at the home of the Clintons in Chappaqua, New York late Tuesday appeared similar to the explosive device found at the home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros in nearby Bedford on Monday. The package was detected by a staffer who screens mail for the family. The package addressed to Obama was detected by Secret Service personnel in Washington, DC on Wednesday. This is a breaking news post. We will update as more information becomes available. … [Read more...] about Possible Explosive Devices Sent to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama
President Obama and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton can reasonably expect to be mentioned frequently during the GOP debate Thursday evening in Cleveland. And neither one plans to tune in to watch the slingshots aimed at them. Clinton will in transit during both debates - on a plane during the second-tier debate at 5 p.m. and in a car during the main debate at 9 p.m. As for Mr. Obama, White House press secretary Josh Earnest said he doubts the president will watch the live debate, but he will probably tune in for the coverage afterward. In depth: The 2016 presidential campaign "It's going to be a circus," said Earnest predicted during an interview on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" Thursday. But even though the president isn't watching, he's doing his part to boost the debate's ratings by urging Democrats around the country to tune in. "The other side is counting on folks like you sitting this one out, so I need you to say that you'll be watching on Thursday," the president … [Read more...] about CBS News Logo Will Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama watch the GOP debate?