Top congressional Democrats on Wednesday slammed President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report DOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Nadler accuses Barr of 'unprecedented steps' to 'spin' Mueller report MORE's response to a series of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democratic officials, saying his "words ring hollow." 

"Time and time again, the President has condoned physical violence and divided Americans with his words and his actions," Senate Democratic Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerSchumer slams Justice Dept over 'pre-damage control' on Mueller report Overnight Health Care — Presented by PCMA — Sanders welcomes fight with Trump over 'Medicare for all' | DOJ attorney in ObamaCare case leaving | NYC mayor defends vaccination mandate | Ohio gov signs 'heartbeat' abortion bill Dems see room for Abrams in crowded presidential field MORE (N.Y.) and House Democratic Leader Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiDOJ plans to release 'lightly redacted' version of Mueller report Thursday: WaPo Pelosi accuses Barr of 'single-minded effort' to protect Trump against Mueller report Dems attack Barr's credibility after report of White House briefings on Mueller findings MORE (Calif.) said in a joint statement.

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The two Democratic leaders pointed to Trump's support for Rep. Greg GianforteGregory Richard GianforteJournalists seek federal, state support for right to inform the public Don Lemon, Chris Cuomo criticize Trump’s response to Coast Guard lieutenant's arrest Sarah Sanders: Trump hasn't ‘at any point’ done anything but ‘condemn violence against journalists' MORE (R-Mont.), who pleaded guilty to assaulting a reporter, and accused the president of supporting "dictators around the world who murder their own citizens, and referring to the free press as the enemy of the people."

"President Trump's words ring hollow until he reverses his statements that condone acts of violence," Schumer and Pelosi said.

Their statement comes after Trump said that he condemned "political violence" and urged the country to unify after suspicious packages were mailed to a number of prominent Democratic officials, donors and to CNN, a network often targeted by Trump.

"I just want to tell you that in these times, we have to unify. We have to come together and send one very clear, strong, unmistakable message that acts or threats of political violence of any kind have no place in the United States of America,” Trump said at a White House event where he signed an anti-opioid epidemic bill into law.

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On Monday an explosive was found at Democratic mega-donor George Soros's home. And separately on Wednesday, the Time Warner building in New York City was evacuated after reports of a suspicious package sent to CNN.

Trump did not mention any of the officials targeted by name and did not address criticism that his own rhetoric has helped contribute to the political environment.

Republican and Democratic lawmakers have condemned the attempted attacks, but some of the president's critics have noted that his comment on Wednesday comes just days after he praised Gianforte at a rally in Montana.

Schumer and Pelosi added that they "listened with great interest" to the president's comments on Wednesday. 

“Once again, we salute the heroism of America’s first responders as they work to counter the outrageous mail bomb attack. ... We all take an oath to support and defend the Constitution and protect the American people, and that is our first responsibility," they said. 

The joint statement comes after Schumer said in a tweet on Tuesday that political violence should be condemned regardless of who is being targeted. 

"Make no mistake: Despicable acts of violence and harassment are being carried out by radicals across the political spectrum — not just by one side. Regardless of who is responsible, these acts are wrong and must be condemned by Democrats and Republicans alike. Period," Schumer said

 
--This report was updated on Oct. 25 at 7:31 a.m.