Pipe bombs sent to Obama, Clinton, CNN | 4Beta Naija
Pipe bombs were sent to Barack Obama, prominent Democrats and CNN — all hate figures for backers of President Donald Trump — in a coordinated plot to "terrorize" ahead of polarizing US elections, officials said Wednesday. Hillary Clinton was among some of the most high-profile Democrats targeted with America bitterly divided ahead of November 6 elections seen as a referendum on the Republican president. CNN is well known for its robust coverage of the Trump administration and is routinely singled out for harsh words by the president, who succeeded Obama and defeated Clinton in 2016. Signs at his rallies condemn the network. The spree of bomb alerts was kicked off Monday with a device found at the New York home of billionaire liberal donor George Soros. "So far the devices have been what appear to be pipe bombs," said FBI agent Bryan Paarmann. "It appears that an individual or individuals sent out multiple similar packages," he added. Other targets included prominent African American