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Florida man pleads guilty to mailing explosives to Trump critics

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Cesar Sayoc pleaded guilty on Thursday to 65 criminal counts for sending pipe bombs to 16 critics or opponents of President Trump, including Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, billionaire George Soros and 2 CNN bureaus, the AP reports.

Details: Prosecutors cited evidence connecting the 57-year-old Florida man to the crime that included DNA linking and fingerprints. Sayoc, who was charged with using weapons of mass destruction and illegal mailing of explosives with intent to kill, still faces a possible life sentence, but will no longer go on trial as scheduled in July.

Former DNC chair Donna Brazile to join Fox News as a contributor

Donna Brazile speaking.
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Former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile will join Fox News as a contributor.

Why it matters: Brazile resigned as a CNN contributor in 2016 after WikiLeaks revealed that she provided Hillary Clinton's campaign with questions ahead of a CNN Town Hall event — a scandal that Fox's Sean Hannity and other right-wing commentators have shown little interest in letting go. She later called it a mistake she will "forever regret."

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