NYC Bomb Suspect Told Trump He 'Failed' on Facebook

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Before detonating a pipe bomb near Times Square Monday morning, Akayed Ullah reportedly took the time to update his Facebook status—and his message was about President Trump. 

The detail comes via the five-count federal complaint filed against him Tuesday (NPR posts the complaint in full here), and USA Today has the relevant passage: "On the way to carrying out the December 11 attack, Ullah posted a statement on his Facebook account stating, 'Trump you failed to protect your nation.'" The complaint also unpacks his motive per comments the 27-year-old allegedly made to investigators. "I did it for the Islamic State," he said, according to the AP.

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