Rep. Renzi steps down from Resources Committee

Rep. Rick Renzi (R-Arizona), the co-chairman of the Congressional Native American Caucus, has stepped down from the House Natural Resources Committee and the House Financial Services Committee.

Renzi decided to remove himself temporarily amid an FBI investigation. Last week, agents raided the home of his wife's business, and he says he is cooperating.

Renzi already stepped down from the House Intelligence Committee. His move was supported by the Republican leadership, which was slow to act last year when other lawmakers came in contact with corruption probes.

Renzi represents a district that includes the Hopi Reservation, parts of the Navajo Nation and some Apache reservations.

Get the Story:
Amid FBI investigation, Renzi steps down from 2 more panels (The Hill 4/25)
Renzi drops House committee posts (The Arizona Republic 4/25)

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