Paul Manafort's Home Raided By FBI Agents In July

What To Know About The FBI's Search Of Paul Manafort's Home

According to the Washington Post, agents under the direction of special prosecutor Robert Mueller seized documents and other materials related to the 2016 presidential campaign.

To obtain the search warrant, federal investigators may have argued to a federal judge they had reason to believe Manafort could not be trusted to turn over all records in response to a grand jury subpoena, according to the Post.

Manafort reportedly cooperated with the search as he has cooperated with congressional committees.

Last August, The New York Times discovered that a pro-Russian political party in Ukraine designated $US12.7 million in undisclosed cash payments for Manafort, who had advised the party and its former leader, Viktor Yanukovych, for almost a decade.

During his Senate intelligence committee interview, Mr Manafort provided his recollection of the Trump Tower meeting and turned over contemporaneous notes he took during the gathering.

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ABC News reported the search warrant was executed on Paul Manafort's Virginia home within the last two weeks and he reportedly had no advance warning.

A Washington-based defense lawyer with a client caught in the Russian Federation probe said Mueller may also want to turn Manafort into a cooperative witness, something the former campaign manager's representatives had previously said wasn't happening. New information has also been turned over by Donald Trump Jr. Mueller is using a federal grand jury in Washington, D.C.as part of his probe into Russian Federation.

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The spokesperson declined to provide details about the specific contents of the documents. Manafort is the former chair for U.S. president Trump's campaign.

Mr Trump Jr was present with Mr Manafort at the controversial meeting with Russian lawyer Natalia Veselnitskaya, which offered "very high-level and sensitive information very useful to your father". The committee initially called for them to testify publicly, but lawmakers have since said they were negotiating the terms of their appearances.

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