Longtime Trump confidant charged with acting as agent of foreign government

Billionaire Tom Barrack is also charged with obstruction of justice and making false statements to law enforcement.
0:40 | 07/20/21

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Transcript for Longtime Trump confidant charged with acting as agent of foreign government
Breaking news just in that former president Donald Trump's longtime confidant Tom Barrick has been arrested for acting as an agent a foreign government. The billionaire investor you may remember has been close to trump says the 1980s he was a chairman of Trump's inaugural celebration in 2016. Which has been under investigation by the Washington DC attorney general for a bit of time now indictment unsealed today. Also charges Erika with obstruction of justice and making false statements to law enforcement. A spokesperson for Barrick has not responded to ABC as we requested a comment we will keep you updated on this story as it develops.

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