FBI agents raided the homes and offices of Republican Tennessee lawmakers on Friday.
Agents searched the homes and offices of former House Speaker Glen Casada and Rep. Robin Smith.
No details of the raids and investigation were released.
U.S. Attorney’s Office of Middle Tennessee confirmed FBI agents are searching the homes and offices of state lawmakers in Nashville.
Spokesperson David Boling confirmed the searches include the homes of former House Speaker Glen Casada and Rep. Robin Smith. He declined to provide any further comments at this time regarding the nature of the investigation.
On Friday, Tennessee Governor Bill Lee told reporters he had spoken with Casada, calling them “FBI raids.” He wouldn’t go into detail on that conversation.
Five agents were seen in Casada’s office with boxes in hand.
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