(CNN) — Tom Barrack, a former adviser to former President Donald Trump, was charged Tuesday with illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates for what federal prosecutors in Brooklyn described as an effort to influence the foreign policy positions of both the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the subsequent incoming administration.
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What most intrigued me about the federal indictment of Trump ally Thomas J. Barrack Jr. for acting as an unregistered agent of Arab regimes wasn’t the accusation itself. If one takes federal prosecutors at their word, after all, the Los Angeles real estate investor comes off as just the sort of casual grifter and scofflaw that seemed to be hip-deep in Trump’s inner circle.
Billionaire and long-time Donald Trump ally Thomas J Barrack has been arrested in Los Angeles for allegedly acting as an agent of a foreign government. The 74-year-old investment firm founder served as a key adviser to the former US president's 2016 campaign, and was considered a top fundraiser. Mr Barrack...
Thomas Barrack, a private equity investor, was arrested with two other men on charges related to illegally lobbying his close friend former President Donald Trump for the United Arab Emirates while Trump was running for and serving as president. Barrack was ordered detained in Los Angeles pending a bail hearing...
Prosecutors say a wealthy investor traded on ties to the administration to benefit the United Arab Emirates.
Tom Barrack, a former adviser to President Trump, is accused of trying to influence foreign policy while Trump was running for office in 2016 and after being elected president. Barrack, who served as Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee chair, was arrested and charged on Tuesday with being an agent of the...
(CNN) — Tom Barrack, a onetime adviser to former President Donald Trump, and two others were charged Tuesday with illegal foreign lobbying on behalf of the United Arab Emirates.
Audio will be available later today. Tom Barrack, longtime friend of former President Donald Trump and chair of his inaugural committee, was arrested Tuesday on charges he acted as an agent of the government of the United Arab Emirates.
New York City, NYThe New Yorker
NEW YORK (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans were shocked to learn of the existence of a Trump adviser who had not already been arrested. In interviews across the country, Americans who had been certain that there were no unindicted Trump advisers left said that the arrest of Tom Barrack had caused them to rethink things.
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The State Department announced on Friday it started investigating mysterious health incidents impacting U.S. diplomats, as well as other government employees, in Vienna, Austria, per the Associated Press. Why it matters: Some of the symptoms resemble "Havana Syndrome," which has been used to describe mysterious brain injuries suffered by embassy...