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Suspicious Package Delivered To Rand Paul's Home

Greg Nash, Associated Press

The FBI and Capitol Hill are investigating a suspicious package that was delivered to Sen. Rand Paul's home in Kentucky, Politico reported. On Monday Paul tweeted "I take these threats immensely seriously. As a repeated target of violence, it is reprehensible that Twitter allows C-list celebrities to encourage violence against me and my family. Just this weekend Richard Marx called for violence against me and now we receive this powder-filled letter.”

Marx, a singer and songwriter tweeted Sunday, “I’ll say it again: If I ever meet Rand Paul’s neighbor I’m going to hug him and buy him as many drinks as he can consume.” Paul suffered broken ribs after his neighbor, Rene Boucher, assaulted him in 2017.

The package, which had a threatening message written on it, contained a white powder that is being examined for harmful substances.