Rep. Perry to Newsmax: My Phone Seizure, Trump Raid  ‘All Politics’

Rep. Scott Perry, whose cellphone was seized by federal agents last week as he vacationed with his family, said Monday on Newsmax that the incident, as well as the raid on former President Donald Trump’s home, was all “politics” as the midterm elections near this fall.

“We’re 90 days away from a midterm election, and they’re going to do absolutely everything they can, including using the power of the federal government to smear their opponents,” the Pennsylvania Republican said on Newsmax’s “Wake Up America.” “And that’s what this is all about.”

Perry said that when agents showed up to seize his phone and images, they did not have any answers about why they had not contacted his attorney.

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