The FBI is confirming that two extra suspicious packages, addressed to Rep. Maxine Waters, have been intercepted which are related in look to 5 others that had been acquired.
The FBI up to date its tally in a tweet Wednesday night time.
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It got here as federal authorities stated a bundle addressed to Waters with related markings and traits to the opposite units was intercepted at a Los Angeles mail facility.
Earlier within the day, Waters stated her Washington workplace was the goal of a suspicious bundle, although it wasn’t instantly clear if that was associated to the others.
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Authorities say pipe bombs addressed to Hillary Clinton, former President Barack Obama, former CIA director John Brennan and former Lawyer Common Eric Holder have additionally been intercepted in current days.