facebook
twitter
search
search

U.S. tax reformer gets bomb threat

July 25, 2011 at 2:31 PM
| License Photo

WASHINGTON, July 25 (UPI) -- The offices of conservative U.S. activist Grover Norquist received a bomb threat Monday, but police said they found no device.

Washington Metropolitan Police officials said Norquist, president of Americans for Tax Reform, received the bomb threat by telephone and contacted police, The Hill reported.

"The police are conducting an investigation" into the matter, John Kartch, director of communications for Americans for Tax Reform, said in an e-mail to The Hill.

Norquist obtained the signatures of all but 13 Republican congressional members on his Taxpayer Protection Pledge, a commitment to oppose efforts to create a net increase in federal taxes.

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Top Stories
North Korean women embracing fashion of outside world, report says
Minnesota dentist says he regrets killing Cecil the lion
At least 2,000 migrants in France try to enter Channel Tunnel to England
Youngest murderer convicted as adult to be released
Islamic State militants repelled in counter-attack on Ramadi university