Texas Democrat Rep. Henry Cuellar appears to be struggling in his reelection efforts after a “court-authorized” FBI raid of his house.
Following a Wednesday report from Breitbart Texas that said federal authorities raided the home of Cuellar, in Laredo, Texas, with the details still being unknown, Cuellar’s Press Secretary Dana Yougentob issued a statement saying, “Congressman Cuellar will fully cooperate in any investigation. He is committed to ensuring that justice and the law are upheld.”
Since then, Cuellar’s reelection hopes have been falling apart as a pro-Cuellar PAC pulled a TV ad buy on Thursday that was scheduled to run until January 29, according to a source that spoke with a Texas Tribune reporter after the group appeared to initially not respond to a request for comment.
Additionally, the former failed presidential 2020 candidate Julián Castro tweeted that “the working families of TX-28 who need a champion in Congress can’t risk losing a Democratic seat because the incumbent is under a cloud of suspicion.” Castro, however, noted that the congressman is “entitled to a presumption of innocence of any wrongdoing.”
Furthermore, the congressman’s far-left-backed primary opponent Jessica Cisneros received another endorsement from the so-called “squad” leader Rep. A... (Read more)
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