"They didn't hear ticking they heard purring!!"
The conservative group wanted to send a message to certain Democrats who voted in favor of the impeachment inquiry resolution.
"A rational observer may have brushed off Trump’s tweets as hyperbole, but Mr. Sayoc took them to heart," his attorneys wrote.
Authorities said the student's parents were on a flight to his city when he called in an anonymous tip.
Classes were dismissed for the day, and police conducted a search of the school.
The network’s Don Lemon was on the air when the threat was called in, but the show was stopped as the building was evacuated.
Eric Krieg, a right-wing blogger from Indiana, admitted to mailing a pipe bomb to an attorney who had filed a defamation lawsuit against him.
Police said the suspect told employees at Willie's Chicken Shack, “Y’all about to close right now because I’m going to get a bomb and blow this place up.”
Package intercepted four days after president called the billionaire Democratic activist a "crazed and stumbling lunatic."
Rivera says his conspiracy theory was a bigger mistake than the time he opened Al Capone's empty vault.