Nov 9, 2018 - Politics & Policy

Man who mailed possible bombs to Trump critics indicted on 30 counts

The courthouse in New York where Cesar Sayoc appeared

The courthouse in New York where Cesar Sayoc appeared. Photo: Rick Loomis/Getty Images

Cesar Sayoc could face life in prison after being charged in a 30-count indictment that includes five counts of using weapons of mass destruction, five counts of illegal mailing of explosives and five counts of threatening interstate communications, the Washington Post reports.

The backdrop: Sayoc addressed at least 16 possible explosive devices to prominent critics of President Trump including former president Barack Obama, former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, philanthropist billionaire George Soros and John Brennan by way of CNN's New York office.

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