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Trump Associate Tom Barrack Arrested, Charged with Acting as Foreign Agent for UAE

HeadlineJul 21, 2021

Trump adviser and longtime ally Tom Barrack was arrested Tuesday and charged with failing to register as a foreign agent for the United Arab Emirates, conspiracy, obstruction of justice and making false statements to the FBI. The New York Times reported Barrack’s real estate company received some $1.5 billion in investments from the UAE and Saudi Arabia between Trump’s 2016 nomination and mid-2019. Barrack was chair of Trump’s inauguration committee.

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