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A ‘gift’ to Mnuchin was ‘act of political theater,” says the man who claims responsibility

Robby Strong, left, claims he is the one of the causes behind the gift package will Packed the left Minister of Finance Mnuchin home, a stench.

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A man who claimed responsibility for leaving a gift-wrapped box of horse manure, outside the Los Angeles home of US Secretary of the Treasury, Steve Mnuchin allegedly defended the law on Sunday.

Robby Strong, Los Angeles, is a psychologist, said AL.com that he was behind the prank, down the streets in L. A. to the affluent Bel-Air neighborhood as a police bomb squad responded to a report of a suspicious package.

Strong called the stunt an “act of political theater”, that was intended as a jab at the Republicans.

“The thing that I live in is in the rule of transparency, and I was exercising my First Amendment rights,” he said. “A few years ago when the [Supreme court ruling], said the companies, people and money equals free speech, this is so absurd, and my rule of thumb is that if the corporations have free speech, so is horse—t”.

Strong three photos posted on Facebook on Saturday afternoon to confirm the seem, he was reported to be behind the prank AL.com . A photo shows him posing with a shovel next to a field, while the other shows that the fertilizer in the box.

The package was addressed to Mnuchin of “the American people” and was removed a short time after a Los Angeles Police Department bomb squad arrived at the scene.

The LAPD said the U.S. secret service was the takeover of the investigation. The Secret Service told the “Washington Post” on Sunday it was “aware of in this issue” but referred all questions back to the LAPD.

Heavily, he said in an Interview with Secret Service agents, but was not arrested.

He told the newspaper that he hopes that his stunt inspires more people to be aggressive with their activism.

“The fact that they [Republicans], can be so brazen and act with such impunity, says to me that we said even bolder with our activism, and perhaps a bit more aggressive,” he said.

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