Suspicious package addressed to Secretary Mnuchin contained horse manure

LAPD Confirms Someone Sent Horse Manure in Holiday Gift Wrap to US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin

Treasury Secretary nominee, Steven Mnuchin, testifies during his Senate Finance committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill, on January 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.

According to local media reports, multiple law enforcement sources say someone in the neighborhood reportedly received the gift-wrapped package addressed to Mnuchin before contacting the police who cleared it after discovering that it contained. a pile of horse manure.

The bomb squad X-rayed the package and opened it to reveal the contents, she said.

According to CNN affiliate ABC7, the package was from "the American people".

The package label said the givers were
The package label said the givers were"The American People

LAPD Sgt. R. Briggs said authorities determined that there was no threat to the Mnuchin family. Mnuchin was nominated by President-elect Donald Trump to become the next Treasury Secretary.

Frédéric Prinz von Anhalt, Mnuchin's neighbor and widower of the late Zsa Zsa Gabor, said he was stuck in his house for two hours because of the package.

The package was removed from the scene a short time later.

LAPD West Los Angeles Area Watch Commander Rob Weise reported that Mnuchin was not forced to evacuate his home.


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