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Terrorism / Package Bombs / Arrest #1131567

ABC Evening News for Friday, Oct 26, 2018
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(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Plantation, Florida: Steve Osunsami) The FBI arrest of Ceasr Sayoc††, the man behind the package, bombs due to fingerprints, featured; photo & the Florida AutoZone store & his white van with political messages on it shown; details given about 14 explosives sent to enemies/critics of President Trump. [WITNESS - describeS what happened In the arrest.] [Attorney General Jeff SESSIONS - says he has been charged with five crimes.] [OFFICIAL - says we are analyzing the devices.] Packages sent to Senators Corey Booker & Kamala Harris,former national intelligence dir. James Clapper noted; scenes shown of people clearing out of the CNN building. [TRUMP - calls these terrorizing acts despicable.]

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(Washington: Pierre Thomas) How the case was cracked reviewed; scenes shown of the packages & devices; details given about the evidence from Sayoc. [FBI dir. Christopher RAY†- talks about the fingerprint & the devices that could be dangerous.] The investigation of the IEDs & where they were made discussed.

(Studio: David Muir) Report introduced.

(White House: Cecilia Vega) The response of Trump to the suspect's van featured; Trump tweets critical of CNN & the "Bomb" stuff's impact on politics quoted. [Outside, TRUMP - says he did not see the van; adds his rhetoric has been toned down.] Trump's marathon of campaign rallies & his campaigning discussed.

Muir, David;
Osunsami, Steve;
Thomas, Pierre;
Vega, Cecilia

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