The US Federal Bureau of Investigation has raided the home of Paul Manafort, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager, as part of an ongoing investigation into Russia’s alleged intervention in the 2016 US presidential vote.
“FBI agents executed a search warrant at one of Mr. Manafort’s residences. Mr. Manafort has consistently cooperated with law enforcement and other serious inquiries and did so on this occasion as well,” Jason Maloni, a spokesman for Manafort, told CNN on Wednesday without shedding more details.
The so-called no-knock raid took place at Manafort’s home in Washington’s northern Virginia suburbs on July 26, a day after he met with Senate intelligence committee investigators. He was supposed to appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the same day.
One source familiar with the investigation told CNN that the FBI agents had seized some of Manafort’s financial and tax records.
This is while Manafort had…