FBI used search warrant to raid ex-Trump chair Paul Manafort’s home

A predawn July raid on the former Trump campaign chairman’s home suggests the FBI has probable cause to believe Manafort might not willingly hand over all relevant records tied to the Russia investigation

The FBI used a search warrant to raid former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s home late last month, a spokesman confirmed on Wednesday, using the warrant to seize documents related to the investigation into Russian interference in the US election.

The Washington Post first reported on the raid, which occurred in the predawn hours of 26 July without prior warning. According to the report, FBI agents working with special counsel Robert Mueller seized “various records” from Manafort’s Virginia home under a wide-ranging search warrant.

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