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Package of horse manure sent to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

Package of horse manure sent to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin

Police said the package had been gift-wrapped and was marked as being from "the American people".

R. Briggs described the contents of the package to be horse feces.

On Saturday, Trump's Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin got quite the surprise for the holidays. When the bomb squad opened the gift, they found what they called a "pretty good quantity' of horse manure".

According to FOX40 sister station KTLA, the package was reported to police after it was discovered in the 900 block of Bel-Air Road Saturday evening, Los Angeles Police Department officials said.

The Secret Service was also involved due to the connection to Mnuchin.

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Shortly after its discovery and inspection, the Christmas present was removed from the scene.

A news helicopter hovering above the home captured footage of police appearing to examine the unwrapped box.

Mnuchin was not in Los Angeles at the time of the incident, according to a law enforcement source.

Mnuchin and his wife have been subjected to ridicule in the past. This past summer, Linton faced backlash after she bragged about her designer wardrobe on social media.