Stories tagged: "Scott Perry"


President Joe Biden speaks outside Independence Hall, Thursday, Sept. 1, 2022, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
Biden Hits Hard Again Against MAGA Republicans in Prime-Time Philadelphia Speech

Making his second Pennsylvania stop in two days, the president was not subtle about the danger posed by the extreme wing of the Republican party: “They are determined to take this country backwards."

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday April 28, 2022, to review the U.S. Department of State's foreign policy priorities and fiscal year 2023 budget request. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Scott Perry Sues Federal Government Requesting the Return of his Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County has sued the federal government for the return of his cellphone, which was seized earlier this month by the FBI.

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
Shortly After FBI Seizes Scott Perry’s Phone, Subpoenas Rain Down On Pennsylvania GOP Legislators

On Tuesday, the FBI seized Republican Congressman Scott Perry’s phone. The next day, the FBI served several subpoenas to Pennsylvania GOP state legislators. The actions appear to be linked to a probe into a scheme to install fake electors as part of Donald Trump’s plot to overturn his loss in the 2020 election. “This morning,...

FILE - Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., takes a question from a reporter at a news conference held by the House Freedom Caucus on Capitol Hill in Washington, on Aug. 23, 2021. (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades, File)
Scott Perry Says FBI Agents Seized His Cellphone

The five-term Republican congressman from Dauphin County said three agents visited him while he was traveling Tuesday with his family and "seized my cell phone." He called the action "banana republic tactics."

Rep. Scott Perry, R-Pa., questions Secretary of State Antony Blinken during a House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday April 28, 2022, to review the U.S. Department of State's foreign policy priorities and fiscal year 2023 budget request. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Pa. Republican Congressman Scott Perry Votes Against Anti-Human Trafficking Bill

The US Rep. from Dauphin County joined 19 other Republicans in voting against the measure, including Florida’s Matt Gaetz, who is under investigation for sex trafficking involving a minor.

(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
Committee Exposes PA Congressman Scott Perry’s Role In Jan. 6 Coup Attempt

Overturning the results of the 2020 election in Pennsylvania was an integral part of Donald Trump’s January 6, 2021 attempted coup, and he had a lot of help from Pennsylvania Republicans. Before the hearings resume, here is a refresher on one PA connection brought to light by the Committee: One key component of the plot...

In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, supporters of President Donald Trump climb the west wall of the the U.S. Capitol in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana File)
Jan. 6th Hearings: The Facts so Far

Over the past month, more than a dozen Republicans–many of whom previously worked for Trump–have painted a picture of a president willing to commit crimes to stay in office, regardless of the damage he might do to the country in the process.