Scott Perry Battles To Keep Feds From Searching Phone

The Washington Post reports:

Six months after federal agents seized his phone as part of their investigation into false election fraud claims, Rep. Scott Perry will argue Thursday in front of a panel of three judges that the device cannot be searched.

The Pennsylvania Republican is supported by bipartisan leadership in the House of Representatives as he argues that the “speech and debate” clause of the Constitution protects him from the special counsel probe.

After Joe Biden’s 2020 election victory, Perry pushed the White House and Justice Department to investigate implausible election fraud claims, including that an Italian defense contractor conspired with senior CIA officials to flip votes from President Donald Trump to Biden using military satellites.

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