A former adviser to Donald Trump has pled not guilty.
According to Fox News, “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.”
Per Fox News:
Barrack, who served as Trump’s 2017 inaugural committee chair, was arrested and charged on Tuesday with being an agent of the United Arab Emirates between April 2016 and April 2018.
Also charged in the seven-count indictment were two other defendants: Matthew Grimes and a UAE citizen, Rashid Al Malik, who is still at large. Barrack is also being accused of obstruction of justice and making multiple false statements during a June 2019 interview with federal law enforcement agents.
“Tom Barrack made himself voluntarily available to investigators from the outset. He is not guilty and will be pleading not guilty today,” said Barrack’s lawyers.
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