NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Rutherford Co. Republican Party Chairman Daniel Gammon released the following statement on the threat against the Rutherford Co. Republican Party:
"This morning we received a package at the Rutherford County Republican Party headquarters that appeared to be a bomb. We immediately contacted local authorities and evacuated the building. We are thankful for the quick action of Murfreesboro law enforcement and that all of our volunteers and staff are safe."
Tennessee Republican Party Chairman Scott Golden also released the following statement:
"The threat made against the Rutherford County Republican Party this morning is alarming. There is no instance where violence is acceptable in any political conversation. We condemn this threat of violence and are extremely grateful to local law enforcement for their quick response to this potential threat."