Thomas Barrack: Top Trump aide pleads not guilty to working as foreign agent Thomas Barrack has been accused of lobbying the US government on behalf of the United Arab Emirates. Donald Trump’s BFF Arrested on Federal ChargesPerhaps the two can recommend defense attorneys to each other. Thomas Barrack, Trump ally who chaired inaugural committee, indicted in foreign lobbying caseBarrack, a billionaire businessman, is accused of violating U.S. laws in dealings related to the United Arab Emirates. Trump ally and ex-campaign adviser Thomas Barrack charged with secretly lobbying for UAEA close ally and former campaign adviser to former President Trump was arrested on Tuesday and charged with several criminal counts over allegedly working as an undisclosed foreign lobbyist on behalf of the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Trump's 2017 inaugural chairman charged with multiple felony counts of illegal lobbying, obstruction of justice, and false statementsTom Barrack and two other defendants were charged with seven felony counts and accused of acting as unregistered foreign agents. Top Trump ally arrested for being UAE agent, conspiring to influence US policyTom Barrack, billionaire chair of Trump's 2017 inaugural committee, charged along with two others with acting as an unregistered foreign agent; plans to plead not guilty Trump ally charged with being an agent for the UAEThe chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging he conspired to influence Trump’s foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Em… Trump inaugural committee head accused of being UAE agentNEW YORK (AP) — The chair of former President Donald Trump's 2017 inaugural committee was arrested Tuesday on charges alleging that he and others conspired to influence Trump’s foreign policy positions to benefit the United Arab Emirates.