Thursday, 22 February, 2018

Secret Service Investigating White Powder at Former President Obama's Washington Office

Mysterious White Powder Also Sent to Obama 'White powder' sent to Barack Obama's office - just 24 hours after similar package sent to Donald Trump Jr
Faye Gross | 15 February, 2018, 08:00

A day after Vanessa Trump opened her mail to find a mysterious white substance, authorities are reporting that a white powder has also been sent to former President Obama's Washington, D.C. office.

Fox 5 TV reports cops were called to Obama's capital office around 12:30 p.m. Tuesday for an unknown "white powdery substance" sent there.

Police were called to Obama's office, in Northwest, DC, to reports of a white powdery substance being found, United States media reported.

Fire and EMS Battalion Chief Edward Smith said the powder was delivered in a letter from Hong Kong and had no return address.

The building - the headquarters of owners World Wildlife Fund (WWF) - has been cordoned off and the area is on lockdown until police give the all clear. Mr Obama lives with his family in the nearby Kalorama neighbourhood.

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"The incident is over as far as DC Fire and EMS is concerned", Vito Maggiolo, the public information officer for D.C. Fire and EMS, told The Hill.

There is no indication if Obama was at the office at the time the package was discovered. It reportedly contained baby powder.

This incident comes only one day after Donald Trump Jr.'s wife, Vanessa Trump, her mother and another unidentified person were reportedly hospitalized as a precaution in NY after receiving an envelope containing a white powder.

Donald Trump Jr later tweeted: "Thankful that Vanessa and my children are safe and unharmed after the incredibly scary situation that occurred this morning".

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