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FBI Shows Up; Texas Mayor Has Some Explaining to Do

By Danny Fenster
ticklethewire.com

When you’re the mayor and the FBI shows up with a search warrant at your home, you, as Ricky Ricardo used to say, “got some splainin to do.”

The FBI and Texas Rangers showed up Tuesday with a search warrant for Art Franco, the mayor of Anthony, Tex.,  reports the news television station KTSM.

“I feel confident that I haven’t done anything wrong that I can justify what they’re investigating,” Franco said, according to the station.  “We’re working, we’re moving forward and this is not going to affect that and I feel confident that when everything is finished everything is going to be ok.”

The station reported that the FBI and Texas Rangers seized several items, including documents. Franco said the  search, part of an investigation that started last April, is politically motivated.

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