Poison-Laced Letter Sent to President Obama

FBI investigates letter addressed to Obama that tested positive for ricin in preliminary field test.
1:14 | 04/17/13

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Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen thank you for being here. Today. I know there are several matters -- -- -- you'll be interested in discussing today a couple of issues that are under investigation by the FBI. And I thought I would start with that and then take your questions. As he saw from a statement from the FBI as well as a statement from the United States Secret Service there was a letter. Sent to addressed to the president. Their NA off site mail facility. Was noticed it contained soups suspicious substance. And -- wandered off undertaken. I the FBI has the lead in that investigation of course and has said in its statement that they will be conducting further tests to determine. What the nature of the substances. Of course there was another letter as you know -- or are detected by capitol police that. Was sent to -- United States senator that also has been. It's a subject of the investigation by the FBI and for more information about. These matters I refer you to -- FDI the president entry last as the president has of course been briefed on these letters he was -- last night and again this morning.

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