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 ClintonDemocrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Democrats bristle as Hicks appears for daylong Capitol Hill testimony Trump: 'So sad' Democrats are putting Hope Hicks 'through hell' 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 SchultzLee Zeldin responds to Ilhan Omar accusing him of 'bigotry' Congressional Women's Softball team releases roster Overnight Defense — Presented by Huntington Ingalls Industries — Trump nominates Shanahan as Pentagon chief | House panel advances bill to block military funds for border wall | Trump defends Bolton despite differences 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.