Rachel Maddow reporting:
Story is still evolving but at least is not getting
shoved to the back pages.
The FBI is not mincing words on this one.
SPOKANE, Wash. – A backpack found along the route of the Martin Luther King Jr. march in Spokane contained a bomb “capable of inflicting multiple casualties,” the FBI said Tuesday, describing the case as “domestic terrorism.”
The FBI said the Swiss Army-brand backpack was found about 9:25 a.m. PST on Monday on a bench at the northeast corner of North Washington Street and West Main Avenue in downtown Spokane.
Special Agent Frank Harrill, has been the person talking with the press.
“At that point, it falls directly in the realm and sphere of domestic terrorism,” Harrill told the Associated Press. “Clearly, there was some political or social agenda here.”