Tom Barack, chairman of Donald Trump’s founding committee, was acquitted of all charges in a federal trial on Friday.
A jury deliberated for three days before finding Ballack not guilty of acting as an unregistered agent of a foreign government, obstructing justice, and making false statements. He vehemently denied the allegations. Barack, 75, is an old friend of Trump and a California billionaire who served as chairman of the Republican Party’s founding committee.He is among a long line of Trump associates who have faced various criminal charges. I was there. The verdict sparked a tearful celebration in court among Barack and his supporters who took a group photo.
In Tuesday’s closing arguments, Assistant U.S. Attorney Ryan Harris told the jury that Barack planned to become the Emirates’ “eyes, ears and voice” as part of a criminal conspiracy to manipulate Trump’s foreign policy. told the member…at the same time. He added that he used back-channel connections to pour tens of millions of dollars into the UAE into an office building he is developing and one of his investment funds.
Prosecutors found dangerous texts and other documents indicating that the barracks were under the direction and control of UAE businessman Rashid al-Malik, an oil-rich Persian who served as a liaison with the rulers. pointed out what he described as a constant stream of correspondence from As a Gulf country. Barack “sold himself on political connections. Someone who could open the door to the United Arab Emirates. Someone who could provide access to Donald Trump. …He’s going to be her man on the inside.” “Wow,” said Harris.