Trump echoes Pence on suspicious packages: Despicable

Trump echoes Pence on suspicious packages: Despicable
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In a tweet, Trump echoed Vice President Pence's view that the attempted attacks were "despicable." 
 
"I agree wholeheartedly!" Trump wrote.

Trump broke his silence hours after reports of suspected explosive devices sent to former President Obama, former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonBiden hires Clinton, O'Rourke alum as campaign's digital director Trump neck and neck with top 2020 Democrats in Wisconsin: poll Clinton tweets impeachment website, encourages voters to 'see the evidence for themselves' MORE and the New York offices of CNN.

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Police are also investigating reports of a suspicious package found at the Florida office of Rep. Debbie Wasserman SchultzDeborah (Debbie) Wasserman SchultzOn The Money: Trump signs short-term spending bill to avoid shutdown | Pelosi casts doubt on USMCA deal in 2019 | California high court strikes down law targeting Trump tax returns Wasserman Schultz makes bid for House Appropriations Committee gavel Overnight Defense: Erdoğan gets earful from GOP senators | Amazon to challenge Pentagon cloud contract decision in court | Lawmakers under pressure to pass benefits fix for military families MORE, the former Democratic National Committee chairwoman.

"We condemn the attempted attacks against fmr Pres Obama, the Clintons, @CNN & others. These cowardly actions are despicable & have no place in this Country. Grateful for swift response of @SecretService, @FBI & local law enforcement. Those responsible will be brought to justice," Pence wrote. 
 
White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Trump and administration officials are monitoring the developments.

"Our condemnation of these [despicable] acts certainly includes threats made to CNN as well as current or former public servants. These cowardly acts are unacceptable and wont be tolerated," she tweeted.

— Updated 12:30 p.m.