A US Army veteran has been arrested as he was in the final stages of a plan to bomb a white supremacist rally in California, say authorities. Muslim convert Mark Domingo, 26, also allegedly plotted terror attacks on Jews, churches and police in revenge for the New Zealand mosque shootings. According to court documents, the former infantryman with combat experience in Afghanistan took steps to build and detonate a weapon of mass destruction. He allegedly expressed a willingness to become a “martyr” in an attack.
President Trump announced that ‘a major federal investigation is now underway’ after suspected explosive devices were sent to CNN, Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and other top Democrats. The FBI said their Joint Terrorism task force is part of the investigation. Trump said the safety of Americans is his ‘highest and absolute priority.’