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Former head of Trump inaugural committee arrested, charged with acting as agent of UAE – Tampa, Florida

Tampa, Florida 2021-07-20 15:13:55 –

The Justice Department was accused of lying to investigators on Tuesday after Tom Barrack, a former chairman of President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, was arrested and conspired to act on behalf of the Arab Emirates. He said he was charged.

according to Press release From the Justice Department, Barrack used his influence in the Trump campaign to promote policies in favor of the UAE at the direction of UAE officials.

Barrack, along with Matthew Grimes, was arrested in California on Tuesday morning. He and the other co-defendants will appear in court later on Tuesday.

This story is broken and will be updated.

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