By: Agence France-Presse
US President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law Vanessa was taken to a New York hospital Monday as a precaution after a “suspicious package” containing unidentified powder was mailed to the household residence, police stated.
Donald Trump Jr, an outspoken defender of his father and who was the supposed recipient of the letter, referred to as the incident “truly disgusting.”
“The powder was tested and was found to be not hazardous,” a police spokeswoman advised AFP.
US media reported the letter contained white powder.
The Secret Service stated it was investigating the “suspicious package addressed to one of our protectees received today in New York.”
“Thankful that Vanessa & my children are safe and unharmed after the incredibly scary situation that occurred this morning,” Donald Trump Jr tweeted.
“Truly disgusting that certain individuals choose to express their opposing views with such disturbing behavior,” he added.
His sister Ivanka, who works as an advisor to the president within the White House, stated she was considering of her sister-in-law. “No one deserves to be frightened this way. There is no excuse,” the primary daughter tweeted.
NBC News stated Vanessa Trump, a mom of 5, was taken to New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center strictly as a precaution, saying there was no indication that anybody suffered any accidents and no signal that the substance was harmful.
Her husband Donald Trump Jr, and brother-in-law Eric Trump, each stay in New York and run the household real-estate enterprise, taking on after their father took workplace in January 2017.