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FBI Foils ISIS-Inspired Attack on U.S. Capitol

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FBI Foils ISIS-Inspired Attack on U.S. Capitol – Kimberly Atkins (Boston Herald)
(dailyalert.org, Jan. 15, 2015)

Christopher Lee Cornell, 20, who went by the name Raheel Mahrus Ubaydah, was arrested Wednesday for what the FBI called a foiled terror plot to bomb the U.S. Capitol and open fire on members of Congress.

The suspect had posted several pro-ISIS statements and videos on social media sites, and purchased two semiautomatic rifles and 600 rounds of ammunition in Ohio.

Cornell said he was following the directives of violent jihadistsabroad.

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