The FBI served a search warrant on North Carolina Republican Sen. Richard Burr Wednesday as an investigation pushes forward on whether or not the senator violated a law that prevents members of Congress from trading insider information they learn from their work, The Los Angeles Time’s reported.
Federal agents seized Burr’s cell phone after they served a search warrant on the Republican at his residence in the Washington area, a law enforcement official told the Times.
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