FBI executes search warrants on former TN House Speaker Casada, other Republicans
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) — FBI agents raided the homes of former Tennessee House Speaker Glen Casada and other Republican allies early Friday morning, as well as their legislative offices, as part of an unspecified probe into possible public corruption.
NewsChannel 5 spotted agents working the halls of the Cordell Hull Building in downtown Nashville where legislative offices are located. An FBI agent stood guard outside the Franklin Republican’s legislative office, while other agents were seen leaving offices of Reps. Robin Smith, R-Hixson, and Kent Calfee, R-Kingston.
The simultaneous raids, executing search warrants issued by a federal judge, began at 7 a.m. Friday morning.
NewsChannel 5 spotted two FBI agents entering Casada’s condo in Franklin at 7 a.m.