Statement From U.S. Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen on Recent Mail Bombs

(October 25, 2018) - - Today, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) published the following statement attributed to DHS Secretary Kirstjen M. Nielsen:

“DHS and the U.S. Secret Service are closely coordinating with the FBI on the active investigation and are working with state and local law enforcement to provide updates on the evolving situation. The Department has heightened the security posture at federal facilities around the country and is actively communicating with our National Network of Fusion Centers. I condemn these cowardly acts in the strongest possible terms. Americans will not tolerate these types of threats, and we will not be intimidated.”