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Powder sent to Donald Trump Jr ‘ s home as a non-hazardous
Donald Trump Jr’s wife Vanessa Trump was in a hospital in New York City, after opening a letter with a suspicious white substance, later as a” non-dangerous.’
The written contents of an envelope containing a white powder received Monday by Donald Trump Jr’s wife said that the son of the President would get what he “deserves” the New York police Department confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday.
“You’re a terrible person, and now they get what they deserve”, read the threatening letter, police said.
President Trump, the daughter-in-law, Vanessa, opened the letter, addressed to her husband at 10 a.m. she was then taken to the hospital as a precautionary measure, along with two others, police said.
DONALD TRUMP JR.’S WIFE IN A HOSPITAL AFTER OPENING ENVELOPE containing A White POWDER
Vanessa Trump, seen in this file photo with her husband, Donald Trump Jr, was taken to a hospital in New York City on Monday after the opening a letter with white powder.
(AP Photo/Luis Alvarez-file)
A team of hazmat workers began the decontamination of the couple’s apartment in New York City, and the substance was ultimately tested as a “non-dangerous”, officials said.
The “white powder”, the New York Post, was thought to be corn starch.
Trump Jr. tweeted Monday about the “dreadful situation”, saying it was “Truly disgusting that certain people choose to Express their opposing views with such disturbing behavior.”
Grateful that Vanessa & my children are safe and unharmed, according to the incredibly frightening situation occurred that this morning. Really disgusting that certain people choose to Express their opposing views with such disturbing behavior.
— Donald Trump Jr (@DonaldJTrumpJr) February 12, 2018
DONALD TRUMP JR., CONWAY TO END SECRET SERVICE PROTECTION
The U.S. secret service confirmed in a statement that they, together with the authorities in New York were investigating the incident.
Trump Jr. is the eldest son of the President. He married Vanessa in 2005. The couple has five children, but it was unclear whether all were home at the time of the incident.
Fox News’ Katherine Lam and Shira Bush contributed to this report.