FBI agents conducted a pre-dawn raid last month of the Northern Virginia home of former Donald Trump campaign chairman and Palm Beach Gardens resident Paul Manafort as part of Special Counsel Robert Mueller‘s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election, The Washington Post and other outlets reported today.
A Manafort spokesman confirmed to The Palm Beach Post that one of Manafort’s residences was searched.
Manafort has a homestead exemption and is registered to vote at an address in BallenIsles Country Club. There was no immediate indication that the FBI visited his Palm Beach County home.
Manafort voted in person at a Palm Beach Gardens polling place for Florida’s 2016 Republican presidential primary and at an early voting site for the general election, according to the Palm Beach County Elections Office.
The FBI raid at Manafort’s Alexandria, Va., residence took place July 26 — a day after Manafort met voluntarily with Senate Intelligence Committee staff, The Washington Post reported.
“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,” said Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni.
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