Cesar Sayoc has been charged with sending a series of package bombs to formerPresident and Vice President Barack Obama and Joe Biden and a slew of other Democrat Senartors as also staunch naysayers of Trump.
He has been charged with several counts of federal crime in cnnection to explosive- laden packages sent to these high profile personalities.
Sayoc, who has a criminal history, faces up to 58 years in prison. FBI Director Christopher Wray said that the suspect was identified on the basis of finger prints from one of the recovered bombs.
Each device consisted of roughly six inches of PVC pipe, a small clock, a battery, some wiring and what is known as energetic material, which is essentially potential explosives and material that give off heat and energy through a reaction to heat, shock, or friction, he said.
A list of everyone who was sent the ‘Package Bomb’:
1.Indian – origin Democrat Senator Kamala Harris.
2.Democratic Donor billionaire Tom Seyer.
3.Former US director of national intelligence James Clapper ; his package was intercepted at teh US postal office.
4.A suspicious package found in Florida,in a mail sorting facility was addressed to Democratic US Senator Cory Booker.
5.Robert deNiro, who famously used a slur against Trump at the 2018 Tony Awards.
6.2 packages addressed to Joe Biden, former Vice-President, found in a mail sorting facility.
Biden is also touted as one the best hopefuls for the 2020 elections.
7.2 packages for California Congresswoman Maxine Waters, a veteran democratic senator and an outspoken critic of Trump.
8.One package for former Attorney General Eric Holder, who served under former President Barack Obama. It ended up rerouted to the return address printed on all the packages – the Florida office of US Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who formerly chaired the Democratic National Committee.
9. The newsroom of CNN, a constant critic of Trump was cleared out after a package addressed to former CIA chief John Brennan was received in their mail.Brennan, who led the CIA under Obama, has been an outspoken critic of Trump, calling the president’s performance during a July joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki “nothing short of treasonous.”