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Trump Supporter Who Sent Pipe Bombs to CNN and Democrats Sentenced to 20 Years

HeadlineAug 06, 2019

Cesar Sayoc, the avid Trump supporter who last year sent homemade pipe bombs to CNN and high-profile Democrats, including the Obamas and the Clintons, was sentenced Monday to 20 years in prison. Prosecutors said Sayoc should receive a life sentence for sending the 16 Do-It-Yourself bombs, but the judge determined that, although he hated them, Sayoc had not intended to kill his victims based on the flawed design of the devices which never went off. Sayoc’s attorneys said he was radicalized by reading Trump’s tweets, watching Fox News and reading conspiracy theories on the internet.

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