UPDATE 10.24.18 11:28a.m. EST: A mysterious package believed to be an explosive device was sent to an office building in Sunrise, Florida, police confirm. It is the same building U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s office is, according to authorities. The building has since been evacuated.
The Florida incident is the latest in a series of attacks happening around the country.
Original story below.
A bomb was reportedly discovered former president Bill and Hillary Clinton’s home in New York on Wednesday (Oct. 24), according to Bloomberg. The explosive device was reportedly found in the Clintons’ mail at their Westchester County residence.
There are no details regarding the bomb at this time. Police said they assisted the FBI and Secret Service in the “investigation of a suspicious package,” according to an official statement from the Secret Service. It’s unclear if the Clintons were home or in the area at the time of the discovery.
Another packages addressed to former president Barack Obama and Michelle Obama was reportedly intercepted by Secret Service personnel in Washington DC, according to NBC News. Another bomb was also discovered at the Time Warner building in New York City.
The device was reportedly similar to the one found on Monday (Oct. 22) at the home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros. Soros is a Democrat that has been very critical of Donald Trump and the Republican administration.
Nobody has claimed responsibility for the bomb at this time.
This story is developing.
Official Statement from the Secret Service on Interception of Suspicious Packages Addressed to Former President Barack Obama and Former First Lady Hillary Clinton. https://t.co/rgjBXQlUmI pic.twitter.com/Ok2cKQQMKl
— Keith Boykin (@keithboykin) October 24, 2018