Secret Service Intercepts ‘Suspicious Packages’ Addressed to Obama, Clinton

Washington Free Beacon | 10/24/2018 | David Rutz
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BY: David Rutz

The U.S. Secret Service announced Wednesday it has launched a full criminal investigation after it "intercepted two suspicious packages" addressed to former President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton.

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News broke Wednesday morning that a suspicious package had been discovered late Tuesday at the Chappaqua home of Clinton, the 2016 Democratic nominee for the presidency. A second was addressed to Obama and discovered Wednesday in Washington, D.C., where the former president lives with his family.

The agency stressed neither Clinton nor Obama were ever in danger of opening the packages in question.

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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 Former President Barack Obama was intercepted by Secret Service personnel in Washington, DC," the Secret Service said in a statement.

"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 Secret Service has initiated a full scope criminal...
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