FBI raids the office of Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen

The office of long-term Trump lawyer Michael Cohen has been raided by the FBI.THE Federal Bureau of Investigation has raided the offices of US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Michael Cohen, The New York Times reports.

Mr Cohen has been at the centre of a controversy surrounding the payment of a porn star who has alleged that she had sex with Mr Trump and was paid money shortly before the 2016 election to keep quiet about it.

Stephen Ryan, Cohen’s lawyer, confirmed to The New York Times that a raid had taken place and that certain “communications” had been seized. “I have been advised by federal prosecutors that the New York action is, in part, a referral by the Office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller,” said Mr Ryan…

via FBI raids the office of Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer Michael Cohen, according to reports