A package filled with manure and addressed to Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin prompted a check from the bomb squad in Bel Air Saturday.
Los Angeles Police Department's bomb squad was called to Mnuchin's neighborhood and, according to Associated Press, the package turned out to contain horse manure. Police said the package had been gift-wrapped and was marked as being from "the American people".
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin received a package over the weekend, but what was inside was less than festive. Fearing the worst, the Secret Service also became involved in the incident.
The bomb squad X-rayed the package and opened it to reveal the contents, she said.
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The package also included a Christmas card with negative comments about President Donald Trump and the new USA tax law signed by Trump last week.
The Secret Service picked up the box to further investigate.
It wasn't clear whether Mnuchin or his wife, Louise Linton, were inside the home at the time.
The large box, covered in holiday wrapping paper and addressed to Mnuchin, was left outside the home of one of his Bel Air neighbors Saturday evening, ABC 7 News reported.