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Bentz joins Republican calls to investigate FBI after Trump home searched

Oregon’s sole Republican in Congress joined others in his party in calling for a congressional investigation into the FBI for executing a search warrant on former President Donald Trump’s Florida resort. 

The FBI searched Trump’s home on Monday as part of an investigation into potential mishandling of classified documents, according to multiple media reports. The National Archives and Records Administration earlier this year reclaimed 15 boxes of White House records which were improperly stored at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.

After the FBI searched Trump’s Florida home, Republicans in Congress rushed to his defense. Rep. Cliff Bentz, who has represented eastern Oregon since 2020, was among them. 

“The FBI should be for working for all Americans. If it’s going to raid a former President’s home, then it must appear before Congress and answer for . . .