This week several pipe bombs were mailed to political figures and political activists. A series of similar manila envelopes containing suspected explosives and bearing the return address of former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz were sent to Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Eric Holder, John Brennan, George Soros, and Robert De Niro. Suspicious packages also were sent to Maxine Waters and Joe Biden. None of the devices exploded or otherwise injured anyone; the story was developing quickly at the time of writing. President Donald Trump called the attempted bombings “despicable acts” and said that “threats of political violence of any kind have no place in the United States of America.” Trump later made statements suggesting that the news media was to blame for feelings of hostility in the nation. Keep reading for more news.