BREAKING: Arrest made in connection with suspicious packages mailed to prominent Democrats

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According to multiple reports, law enforcement has made an arrest in connection with the suspicious devices sent to prominent Democrats and Democratic leaders.

Update 10/26/18, 11:36 a.m.:

A photo of the van prior to the FBI covering it up with a tarp has emerged.

Photos on the van appear to feature President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, CNN, the Democratic donkey and the Republican elephant, and various American flags.


DNA evidence reportedly links the unnamed mail to the suspicious packages.

In addition to the FBI, the NYPD and the U.S. Postal Inspector Police are on the scene.

What are the details?

CNN, the Associated Press, and CBS News have all confirmed through law enforcement forces that one person has been arrested in connection with the suspicious packages. The arrest was reportedly made around 10:30 p.m, and sources told WFOR-TV that a loud explosion was heard during the arrest.

CBS News reported that Sarah Isgur Flores, a Justice Department spokesperson, said that a news conference is scheduled at 2:30 p.m.

Flores tweeted, "We can confirm one person is in custody. We will hold a press conference at the Department of Justice at 2:30pm ET."

CBS News also reported a heavy police presence in Plantation, Florida, where the suspect is believed to have been arrested and taken into custody.

This is a developing story and will be updated as events warrant.

This article provided courtesy of TheBlaze.

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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