In addition to using weapons of mass destruction, the charges include mailing explosives with an intent to kill or injure people or property, and conveying threats through interstate commerce. Sayoc faces up to life in prison when he is sentenced on Sept. 12.
As for the angry mobs in suits: In late November 2000, Republican operatives in suits stormed the Miami-Dade canvassing board's meeting, causing the members to permanently stop their recount, even after police officers restored order. The melee became known as ``The Brooks Brothers Riot.''
Florida voters have regularly swung between supporting Republican and Democratic presidential candidates over the past few decades. Only once in the past 50 years has the candidate who won Florida not gone to the White House.
Cesar Sayoc has been charged with five federal crimes including threats against former presidents and faces up to 58 years in prison if found guilty, US Attorney General Jeff Sessions said at a news conference.
Ron Lendvay, director of investigations for the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, says the shooting erupted near a laundromat at 12:35 pm on Sunday and that five men and one woman ranging in age from their 20s to the 70s were rushed for medical care.