FBI and Texas Democrats Rep. Henry Cuellar confirm 'investigation' involving Cuellar, offer few details

Rep. Henry Cuellar
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FBI agents were "present in the vicinity" of Rep. Henry Cuellar's (D-Texas) home in Laredo, Texas, on Wednesday "conducting court-authorized law enforcement activity," FBI spokesperson Rosanne Hughes said in a brief statement. "The FBI cannot provide further comment on an ongoing investigation."

Cuellar's office issued its own statement Wednesday night, but wasn't much more specific: "Congressman Cuellar will fully cooperate in any investigation. He is committed to ensuring that justice and the law are upheld." Local news outlets reported seeing FBI agents taking cases and other items from Cuellar's home and also visiting a building in downtown Laredo that reportedly houses Cuellar's campaign office as well as private businesses.

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