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American intelligence agencies have arrested the suspect in the attempted poisoning of the President of the United States Donald trump and high-ranking employees of the Pentagon. It is reported by The Salt Lake Tribune, citing the FBI.
According to the publication, the 39-year-old former employee of naval forces of the United States William Clyde Allen sent some envelopes with a suspicious substance, presumably poison ricin. October 1, US Secret service, which deals with the protection of the President, intercepted the first letter, addressed to the White house. The next day was intercepted envelopes sent to the head of the Pentagon James Mattis, head of the naval operations of the US Admiral John Richardson.
An FBI spokesman confirmed that the Logan (Utah) investigated the incident concerning the “potentially dangerous chemicals”. The secret service urged people to stay away from the place of residence of the arrested. “More large-scale security threats to the public yet”, — quotes the edition.
In September 2017 chef Anthony Bourdain said that he would like to poison the President of the United States. Answering the question of what he’d prepared for a conciliatory lunch trump and DPRK leader Kim Jong-UN, he said he would choose Hemlock (a poisonous plant). After he admitted that his statement was a joke.
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