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This Man Sent Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury Horse Poop for Christmas & He Says He Has No Regrets

On Saturday, Trump’s Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, received a gift that we’re guessing probably wasn’t on his list: a wrapped box of horse manure, which was left addressed to him at his neighbor’s house in Los Angeles, the New York Times reports.

The package, which was wrapped in festive paper and even included a card, raised suspicions after it was delivered and a bomb squad was even called in to investigate — only to discover that someone had sent Mnuchin sh*t, literally. 

Robby Strong, the man taking credit for the “gift,” says his protest stemmed from the GOP’s controversial tax bill, which was passed last week. Mnuchin played a huge role in planning Trump’s tax plan, which probably explains why he was the recipient of the special delivery. The card Strong made to accompany the package basically says it all. “We’re returning the ‘gift’ of the Christmas tax bill. It’s bullshit. Warmest wishes, the American people,” the card reads.

Despite the fact that he’s under investigation by the Secret Service (yikes), Strong is sticking to his guns and says he has zero regrets about the stunt. “What I did, I would like to compare to what Jesus did when he went into the temple and overturned the tables of the moneychangers, who were exploiting the people financially in the name of religion,” he told Los Angeles radio station KPCC. “I feel like that’s what the GOP has done to the American people.”

The tax bill, called the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (which was signed last week by President Trump) has been widely criticized for offering major breaks to high-earning corporations and wealthier families — and while they’re not necessarily willing to protest by sending manure to Trump’s cabinet members, many Americans aren’t happy about it.

Caroline is the Evening/Weekend Editor and Style Editor at Her Campus, a senior public relations major at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a leather jacket enthusiast.  You can follow her on Twitter and Instagram @c_pirozzolo. 
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