If convicted, the counts could bring 48 years behind bars. Furthermore, he said he would not be contacting Obama about his receipt of a package this week.
While none of Sayoc's makeshift bombs exploded and no one was injured, 11 people were killed in a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue on October 27.
FBI Director Christopher Wray said Sayoc mailed 13 explosive devices to former President Barack Obama, former Vice President Joe Biden, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Attorney General Eric Holder, U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-California, Sen.
The magistrate judge will also set or deny initial bail.
Cesar Sayoc, 56, has been identified as the suspect taken into custody in suspicious packages case. Across the street, Thomas Fiori, a former federal law enforcement officer, said he saw about 50 armed officers swarm a man standing outside a white van with windows plastered with stickers supporting Trump and criticizing media outlets including CNN.
Sayoc was being held Friday night at a federal detention center in Miami.
Friday night, Federal Bureau of Investigation agents questioned a person at a Broward County residence with a potential connection to Sayoc, but nothing came of the interview, according to law enforcement sources familiar with the probe.
Authorities did not immediately say who might be responsible for sending the most recent package to CNN, but law enforcement officials have said they believe the packages were staggered and more could be discovered. Inside the vehicle were soldering equipment, stamps, envelopes, paper, a printer and powder, the sources said.
AG Sessions confirmed Cesar Sayoc, 56, of Aventura, Florida was arrested in South Florida and is being questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Sayoc has worked as a male stripper, a professional wrestler, a store manager and a club promoter, according to public records, social media profiles and interviews with people who interacted with him. The company did eventually suspend Sayoc's account, but it wasn't until after he'd been arrested.
Sayoc can be seen at the 0:42, 1:34, 1:44 and 3:15 marks of the video. The official said the devices were made from PVC pipe and covered with black tape. Or that a fingerprint match had turned up on a separate mailing.
Records show he threatened to make it "bigger than 9/11".
"One of the things that really concerns me, that weighs on my heart, is the ways in which our president and a number of other national political leaders of both parties have used their megaphones in order to inspire and instill and energize folks based on division rather than based on unity", Mr. Coons told the CBS program "Face the Nation". The woman, Rochelle Ritchie, reported him to Twitter, but the company found he had not violated any conduct rules. Stick your BS all crap you talk where sun doesn't shine. The tweet warned her to "hug your loved ones real close every time you leave" home.