The Florida man suspected of mailing at least 14 pipe bombs to some of US President Donald Trump's leading critics was in custody on federal charges on Saturday, in a case reflecting the rancor of one of the most toxic election campaigns in decades.
Cesar Sayoc has been charged with five federal crimes including threats against former presidents and faces up to 48 years in prison if found guilty, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said.
Former US Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, who was reportedly the target of a suspicious package found, said the spate of package bombs mailed to Democrats and other critics of President Donald Trump are acts of domestic terrorism.
The Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, says the dossier containing damaging claims about president-elect Donald Trump and Russia is not a US Intelligence Community product.
Director of National Intelligence James Clapper says he is "even more resolute" in his belief that Russia interfered in the US presidential election.
It is not yet clear who president-elect Donald Trump will choose to replace outgoing spy chief James Clapper.
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday lashed out at the head of U.S. Central Command for siding with putschists in his remarks about the purge of military officers involved in the recent coup attempt.
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