SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Police have identified the man who threatened to blow up the office of the Spokane County Democrats as 45-year-old Peter Yeager of Grand Coulee, Washington.

Authorities say he was mad at the whole government system.

Police said Yeager did not actually have a bomb inside a backpack he carried into the office on Wednesday.

But he was charged with first degree arson Thursday for starting a fire in the building.

Yeager told police he does not support any political party and was not targeting Democrats.

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