FBI increases reward to $75,000 for suspect who placed pipe bombs at RNC, DNC

Even as the arrests of those accused of involvement in the Capitol riot mount, the suspect who planted two pipe bombs at the Democratic and Republican headquarters remains at large.
1:47 | 01/22/21

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Transcript for FBI increases reward to $75,000 for suspect who placed pipe bombs at RNC, DNC
In the meantime, we turn next tonight to news on the investigation after the deadly riots at the capitol. Tonight, the FBI increasing the reward for information about the suspect after those pipe bombs were found in D.C. The day of the siege. And tonight, also news of an arrest in the case of that officer crushed in that doorway. Here's our chief justice correspondent Pierre Thomas tonight. Reporter: Even as the arrests of those involved in the capitol insurrection mount, one key suspect remains elusive. The person who planted those two pipe bombs at the nearby democratic and Republican headquarters. Tonight, the FBI and ATF increasing the reward to $75,000 for any information about who's responsible. But as the hunt for the bomber continues, we're learning chilling details about other suspects arrested. Go home! Reporter: Including, authorities say, this man, seen crushing D.C. Police officer Daniel hodges in that door. Patrick Mccaughey of Connecticut, remaining in custody after being arrested following a tip to the FBI from a childhood friend. Also being held, William Calhoun, who allegedly bragged on social media about kicking down the door to speaker Pelosi's office. Part of an angry mob which he said would have torn her into pieces. In denying bail to Calhoun, who is an attorney, the judge described him as a threat, a man whose mind had been poisoned and who has no respect for the laws of the United States. All right, so, let's get right back to Pierre, with us tonight, as the FBI continues this investigation, Pierre, we also got news tonight on director Christopher WRAY at the FBI, it appears he's going to stay. Reporter: David, Chris WRAY was under threat of being fired by trump for months. The white house said today he's staying put, so he remains knee-deep in this massive investigation. David? Pierre Thomas with us. Thank you.

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