White House condemns suspicious packages sent to Obama & Clintons

Several packages containing potentially explosive devices were intercepted before they reached their targets, which include former Presidents Barack Obama and Bill Clinton and a suspicious device was found in a New York Skyscraper the Time Warner Centre.

The wave of attempted violent attacks were aimed many figures including George Soros, Bill and Hillary Clinton, President Barack Obama, and the New York building.

The White House has condemned attempted attacks on these prominent figures.

A statement released by the Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said: “We condemn the attempted violent attacks recently made against President Obama, President Clinton, Secretary Clinton, and other public figures.

“These terrorizing acts are despicable, and anyone responsible will be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law.”

The FBI and Secret Service released a statement, saying: “The packages were immediately identified during routine mail screening procedures as potential explosive devices and were appropriately handled as such. Both packages were intercepted prior to being delivered to their intended location.”

Vice-President Mike Pence tweeted:

Texas Senator Ted Cruz also weighed in saying: “Violence is never OK. Reports of bombs sent to the homes of Obama, Clinton, and Soros are deeply, deeply disturbing.

“America is better than this. Political disagreements are fine, even healthy, but we should always be civil and respect each other’s humanity.”