By Keith Griffith For Dailymail.com
Published: 20:02 BST, 19 September 2020 | Updated: 20:36 BST, 19 September 2020
A package containing the poison ricin and addressed to President Donald Trump was intercepted by law enforcement earlier this week, two law enforcement officials told CNN.
All packages addressed to the White House are sorted and screened at a secure offsite facility prior to delivery. The sources said that two tests were done to confirm the presence of ricin.
Ricin is a highly potent toxin derived from castor beans, and is extremely lethal if inhaled or injected, but less so if ingested.
Inhaling a dose the size of a few grains of salt can be