Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) gave up his personal cell phone to FBI agents with a warrant for it….
Perry has been the subject of the House Select Committee probe of the Jan. 6 protest/violence….
As with Trump….
This has come to light form him….
Not from the Bureau….
The idea that the Justice Dept. will NOT reach out to members of Congress in it’s look/see at the Trump attempt to change an election result just went up in smoke….
Oh, and Perry had asked Trump for a Pardon….
He didn’t get it….
Rep. Scott Perry (R-Pa.) says that the FBI confiscated his cell phone after three agents approached him while he was traveling with his family on Tuesday.
Perry, chairman of the House Freedom Caucus, told Fox News in a statement that he was handed a warrant as agents requested the device, just one day after the FBI executed a search warrant at former President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate.
It is not clear what the FBI is allegedly looking for in Perry’s cell phone. The agency declined to comment on the matter, as did the Department of Justice (DOJ). Perry’s office did not immediately return a request for comment.
“This morning, while traveling with my family, 3 FBI agents visited me and seized my cell phone. They made no attempt to contact my lawyer, who would have made arrangements for them to have my phone if that was their wish. I’m outraged — though not surprised — that the FBI under the direction of Merrick Garland’s DOJ, would seize the phone of a sitting Member of Congress,” Perry said in a statement to Fox News. “My phone contains info about my legislative and political activities, and personal/private discussions with my wife, family, constituents, and friends. None of this is the government’s business.”….