lawyer Michael Cohen was WIRETAPPED before FBI raid

By David Martosko, Us Political Editor For Dailymail.com

Published: 18:52 BST, 3 May 2018 | Updated: 18:52 BST, 3 May 2018

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Federal investigators wiretapped phones belonging to President Donald 's personal attorney Michael Cohen in the weeks before agents raided Cohen's home and offices on April 9.

The news from NBC injects a new level of gravity into Cohen's legal jeopardy, and opens wider the range of materials the FBI might have at the ready to connect the president to an infamous $130,000 hush-money payment to a porn star who claims she slept with a then-married .

The feds intercepted at least one phone call between a Cohen-linked phone number and the White House, the network reported.

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