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Tom Barrack Pleads Not Guilty for Secretly Lobbying for UAE

HeadlineJul 27, 2021

Trump adviser and former inaugural chair Tom Barrack pleaded not guilty Monday to charges of secretly lobbying for the United Arab Emirates. The lobbying came at a time when Barrack was making major business deals with the UAE and other Gulf states. The New York Times reported Barrack’s real estate company received some $1.5 billion in investments from the UAE and Saudi Arabia after Trump’s 2016 nomination. The billionaire investor was released last week on $250 million bond.

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