Secret Service: Suspicious Packages Sent to Obama, Clintons

CNS News | 10/24/2018 | Staff
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(CNSNews.com) – The Secret Service confirmed Wednesday that suspicious packages were sent to former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as well as former President Barack Obama.

The Secret Service tweeted Wednesday, “BREAKING: Secret Service intercepts suspicious packages addressed to the residences of former President Obama and former First Lady Hillary Clinton. Working with our law enforcement partners on the investigation.”

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The Secret Service linked to a statement on the incident:

“The U.S. Secret Service has intercepted two suspicious packages addressed to Secret Service protectees.

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Late on October 23, 2018, the Secret Service recovered a single package addressed to Former First Lady Hillary Clinton in Westchester County, New York. Early this morning, October 24, 2018, a second package addressed to the residence of Former President Barack Obama was intercepted by Secret Service personnel in Washington, DC.

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. The protectees did not receive the packages nor were they at risk of receiving them.

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The Secret Service has initiated a full...
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