The office of Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Financial Services Committee, was targeted with a suspicious package on the same day that pipe bombs were reportedly sent to former President Barack Obama and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.
“I have been informed by U.S. Capitol Police that my Washington, D.C. office was the target of a suspicious package that has been referred to the FBI,” the California Democrat said in a press release. “I am appreciative of the law enforcement entities who intercepted the package and are investigating this matter. I unequivocally condemn any and all acts of violence and terror.”
Earlier Wednesday, numerous news outlets reported that explosive devices were addressed to Obama in Washington and Clinton's home in Chappaqua, New York. Those packages were also intercepted by law enforcement authorities.
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