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Police probe suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro

Police probe suspicious package addressed to Robert De Niro”

Other packages sent to prominent Democrats Wednesday also listed a return address for Wasserman Schultz's South Florida office. "This egregious conduct is abhorrent".

They noted the president's "support for the Congressman who body-slammed a reporter, the neo-Nazis who killed a young woman in Charlottesville, his supporters at rallies who get violent with protestors, dictators around the world who murder their own citizens, and referring to the free press as the enemy of the people". Gianforte pleaded guilty to that incident.

If linked to previous packages, this would be the ninth explosive device sent to perceived critics of President Donald Trump this week. Suspicious package found outside office of Pa.

A heavy police presence converged on the New Castle post office early Thursday morning, including police and federal vehicles, and a bomb squad truck.

- The NYPD Bomb Squad removed a suspicious package Thursday morning found at Robert De Niro's restaurant at 375 Greenwich St.in the TriBeCa neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

Later on Thursday, a Federal Bureau of Investigation public affair specialist told CNN that the agency is responding to a US postal facility in DE, but did not go into any details.

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The packages were meant to arrive at the homes of the top Democrats but were intercepted by the authorities. All the intended recipients are Democrats.

The Taxi Driver star opened his speech by calling Trump "blantantly stupid", before going on to label the billionaire president a "punk", "dog", "bullsh*t artist", "fool", "mutt", "bozo", "pig", "con", "idiot" and "national disaster". Authorities warn additional packages could have been mailed to other locations and they're on the lookout today for more.

"We're working with the postal service to see if we can predict if any more of these packages do show up", said New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill.

Leading Democrats called the threats a symptom of a coarsening brand of political rhetoric promoted by Trump, who also condemned the acts but blamed the media, his frequent foil, for much of the angry tone of the time.

The former state secretary said "we are fine" at a Florida fundraiser.

"Any acts or threats of political violence are an attack on our democracy itself", he said.

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All of the targets are frequently maligned by right-wing critics.

Citing a law enforcement source, CNN reported just before 10:40 EST that a suspicious package addressed to the White House was intercepted at Joint Base Bolling in Washington, DC. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whose return address was on it.

The spree of bomb alerts was kicked off Monday with a device found at the NY home of billionaire liberal donor George Soros.

The package was addressed to former CIA Director John Brennan, CNN reported, citing city and local law enforcement officials.

Robert De Niro, the legendary actor and an outspoken critic of the Republican administration who once shouted "Fuck Trump!" into the microphone while presenting at the Tony Awards, has become the latest left-leaning public figure to receive a bomb in the mail by an unknown sender.

The FBI confirmed that two packages were found in DE meant to reach Mr. Biden, a potential 2020 presidential contender. Officials provided no details on a possible suspect or motive.

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