The Texas home of Rep. Henry Cuellar (D) appears to have been raided by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) this evening, according to several sources.
The Monitor News, a Rio Grande Valley publication, reported just after 6 p.m. EST that the “FBI [was] still present” at the Loredo home:
FBI still present at the home of Rep. Henry Cuellar’s in Laredo. https://t.co/CYOyJVSSGJ pic.twitter.com/N8rGyZVpNz
— Valerie Gonzalez (@ValOnTheBorder) January 19, 2022
CBS News congressional reporter Kris Van Cleave also shared through Twitter at around 7:15 p.m. EST:
It appears the FBI was present near the Laredo home of Congressman Henry Cuellar (D-TX) “conducting court-author
ized law enforcement activity.”
In a statement, Cuellar says he “fully cooperate” and “is committed to ensuring that justice and the law are upheld.
A follow-up tweet read:
Still working on details about what the nature of the investigation is. FBI declined to comment further citing an ongoing investigation.
The most recent update from Monitor News reporter Valerie Gonzalez included these images of “a group of agents loaded large bags, plastic bins, and a computer into a federal vehicle.”
By around 7:30 p.m., a group of agents loaded large bags, plastic bins, and a computer into a federal vehicle. Others appeared to be logging the items. pic.twitter.com/dFlGWRnOqK
— Valerie Gonzalez (@ValOnTheBorder) January 20, 2022
As this is breaking news, RedState will provide updates when more details become available.
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