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>> Two more suspected package bombs have been intercepted in the US. On Wednesday, the FBI told Reuters they were both sent to California Democrat Maxine Waters, an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump. TV stations in Los Angeles showed a bomb disposal robot at a local postage facility on Wednesday.
Though it's not clear if it was handling the parcels in question. It brings the total number of suspicious packages to eight, all of them intercepted before they reached their targets. Officials on Wednesday called it an act of terrorism. Top Democrats, including Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton, appeared to targeted.
Investigators were tracking down another parcel they believe was sent to Joe Biden, Obama's Vice President. And a device resembling a pipe bomb was discovered at CNN's office in New York. The network's anchors were forced to continue their coverage from the street. Reuters correspondent Jonathan Allen was there.>> One thing that links all the recipients of these packages, Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, prominent Democrats.
George Soros, one of the biggest donors to liberal causes, and left-wing causes on the planet. CNN, a nonpartisan news organization but nonetheless, attacked by critics on the right as being partisan. Including the president himself who calls it fake news, of course. So what seems to be a link here is that all the recipients so far are, in some ways, criticized by figures on the right.
>> Those engaged in the political arena must stop treating political opponents as being morally defective.>> President Trump who frequently bashes Democrats and the media softened his tone at a rally in Wisconsin, Wednesday night, joining politicians on both sides of the aisle, calling for unity. He also said a quote, an aggressive investigation is underway.
It all comes just two weeks before the contentious US midterm elections. So far, there's been no claim of responsibility.