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Former Trump Adviser Tom Barrack Charged With Acting As Foreign Agent

Tom Barrack, a longtime friend of former President Donald Trump and the former head of his inaugural committee, was arrested and charged on Tuesday with acting as a foreign agent.

Federal prosecutors say Barrack used his proximity to the White House to benefit the United Arab Emirates.

Here & Now‘s Celeste Headlee speaks with NPR justice correspondent Carrie Johnson.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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