The following CNN crime news video contains an interview with Nathaniel Richardson. He is the husband of Shannon Richardson, a woman who has been arrested for allegedly mailing ricin-laced letters to Obama, Bloomberg, and a guy who works as a lobbyist in favor of gun control. This video was added to the CNN website on June 13, 2013.
Note: This summary contains only portions of the interview with Nate Richardson. Use the link at the end of this article to see the interview in its entirety.
Wife Shannon reportedly first reportedly accused Nathaniel of sending the ricin-laced letters. Then, he said he didn’t do it. So she must have done it. Shannon then apparently confessed that she sent the letters but told the FBI that Nathaniel told her to send them. Ultimately, the FBI decided that they believe Shannon acted alone. She is the one charged with sending the letters.
Nathaniel was shocked at what occurred. He is not “angry” because he thinks that is an emotion that drains you. he has filed for divorce, though.
Nathaniel says he and Shannon didn’t even discuss politics. They talked about the kids and their schedules and stuff like that.
Nathaniel says Shannon Richardson seemingly wanted to take him down with her. But he had nothing to do with the letters and is an innocent man.
Nate said Shannon was not a particularly angry person. They had some disagreements but typically compromised.
Nate said he has nothing to do with Shannon Richardson. He is focusing on himself and getting his life back. They had been married two years.
Shannon has 5 kids and is pregnant with Nate’s kid. 4 of the kids lived with them at their home in New Boston, Texas.