Monday, April 9, 2018, the F.B.I. raided the Rockefeller Center office and Park Avenue hotel room of President Trump’s longtime personal lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, seizing business records, emails, and documents related to several topics, including a payment to a pornographic film actress, Stormy Daniels.
Business records, emails, and other sensitive documents were carted off from Cohen's workplace at the Squire Patton Boggs firm in Rockefeller Center, as well as from his room at the Loews Regency Hotel on Park Avenue. The seizures were executed at the orders of the U.S. attorney’s office for the Southern District of New York, which reportedly received a referral from Robert Mueller.
Michael Cohen is another name added to the growing list of people close to Trump currently being investigated along with his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is facing scrutiny by prosecutors in Brooklyn; his former campaign chairman is under indictment; his former national security adviser has pleaded guilty to lying; and a pair of former campaign aides are cooperating with Mr. Mueller. Mr. Mueller, meanwhile, wants to interview Mr. Trump about possible obstruction of justice.