‘Potential explosive devices’ sent to Clinton and Obama

‘Potential explosive devices’ sent to Clinton and Obama

Early Wednesday morning the Secret Service conformed two explosive packages were sent to the NY home of Bill and Hillary Clinton, in addition to former President Barack Obama's home in Washington, D.C.

Then others intercepted at the home of Bill and Hillary Clinton in NY, as well as the Obama home in Washington D.C.

It was not immediately clear where the suspicious packages were found.

Explosive devices sent to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama were intercepted by the Secret Service, the agency said on Wednesday.

Shortly after news broke of the intercepted packages sent to Clinton and Obama, CNN's New York City headquarters were evacuated due to a suspicious device in the newsroom, NYPD confirmed.

The Secret Service is working with police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to track down the source of the packages.

Trump's latest attacks on the press came a day after what appeared to be pipe bombs were sent to several major Democratic players, including Hillary and Bill Clinton, former President Barack Obama and Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.).

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The device was similar to the one found Monday at the home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros.

Stay with Fox 8 for further developments.

Initial reports claimed that the White House had also received a suspicious package but have since been debunked.

Vice President Mike Pence and Ivanka Trump both said the condemned the attempted attacks. CNN, which is located in the Time Warner building, reported that it evacuated its newsroom over a suspicious package.

"The full weight of our government is being deployed to conduct this investigation", Trump said.

A spokeswoman for Obama declined to comment and referred CNBC to the Secret Service.

Later in the day, CNN's NY bureau was evacuated after a pipe bomb was discovered in a package addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan. That's according to a person familiar with his schedule who spoke on condition of anonymity and wasn't authorized to speak publicly. According to a report by The New York Times, two explosive devices were discovered during routine mail screenings conducted by the politicians' staff.

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