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Terrorism / Package Bombs / Trump #1131489

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Oct 24, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(New York: Gio Bentiez) A series of six package bombs sent to Hillary Clinton, former President Obama, CNN headquarters & others, including Eric Holder, Representative Maxine Waters & earlier, George Soros, featured; scenes shown of CNN news being interrupted, armed police, the bomb squad, the pipe bomb sent to former CIA director John Brennan. [In Florida, Hillary CLINTON - says it is a troubling time with deep divisions.] [New York City Mayor Bill de BLASIO - calls it an effort to terrorize.] [New York Governor Andrew CUOMO - comments.] [First Lady Melania TRUMP - speaks against violence.] [President TRUMP - says we have to unify & that acts of political violence have no place.] How the device sent to CNN got there discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) The trail of clues about the bombs examined; photos of the bomb devices designed to maim or kill shown; details given about the investigation of the bombs & packages. [NYC police commissioner James O'NEILL†- comments on the explosive device.] The possibility there could be more bomb devices discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The sober message from Trump about the bombs presented; a statement from CNN President Jeff Zucker about the president's attacks on the media quoted. [TRUMP - calls this conduct abhorrent.] [Oct. 18, TRUMP - jokes about the Congressman who body slammed a reporter.] The questions the White House is facing about the political rhetoric discussed.

Muir, David;
Bentiez, Gio;
Thomas, Pierre;
Vega, Cecilia

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