Trump links anger in society to 'inaccurate reporting by mainstream media'

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Trump tweeted Thursday much of the anger in society is caused by the "Mainstream Media". "It has gotten so bad and hateful that it is beyond description". Trump has branded the media the "enemy of the people" and called CNN the leader of the "Fake News media".

A second package, addressed to James Clapper, the former director of national intelligence, at CNN's newsroom in NY, was found in a mail facility in the city. Trump's comments at a White House event on opioid addiction was his first substantive reaction to the rash of bomb alerts, which also targeted his former Democratic rival for the presidency, Hillary Clinton.

The politics belied the life-and-death nature of the growing list of bombing targets in New York, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Florida and California.

Barack Obama urges the United States to vote for Hillary Clinton for the White House.

On Wednesday, explosives were found in mail addressed to Hillary Clinton, the Obamas, and CNN.

The crowd also broke into frequent chants of "CNN sucks!"

The FBI said late on Wednesday it had confirmed that two additional packages, similar in appearance to the others, were addressed to Waters.

The official wasn't authorized to publicly discuss an ongoing investigation and spoke on condition of anonymity.

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The mailings came just one day after a suspicious device, reportedly a pipe bomb, was sent to billionaire and left-wing activist George Soros.

Potential bombs were discovered by the Secret Service during a routine screening of post addressed to Clinton in Westchester County, New York yesterday and Obama in Washington, DC this morning.

Brennan replied Trump should stop blaming others and should "Look in the mirror". Debbie Wasserman Schultz on Wednesday morning.

The FBI said it was investigating the package.

A law enforcement source tell The Associated Press that the device found Thursday appeared to be linked to the others sent to Democratic figures and CNN's New York City hub. Reports suggested that the device sent was placed there rather than sent in a mail. Officials provided no details on a possible suspect or motive.

"So far the devices have been what appeared to be pipe bombs", John Miller, the NY police deputy commissioner for intelligence and counterterrorism, told a news conference.

The bomb packages were sent as the nation prepares for November 6 elections that will decide whether Democrats take control of one or both houses of Congress from Republicans and deny Trump the majority his party now holds in both.

Later at a rally in Wisconsin, he urged unity.

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