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California businessman indicted on lobbying charges has counted Trump among his 'closest friends'

July 21, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.

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Tom Barrack, chairman of Colony NorthStar Inc., speaks during a Bloomberg Television interview at the Milken Institute Global Conference in Beverly Hills, California, U.S., on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Barrack discussed an event he hosted for Vice President Pence, tension in the Middle East, the blockade of Qatar, working with the Public Investment Fund in Saudi Arabia, and Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. Photographer: Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg

The illegal foreign lobbying charges brought against Tom Barrack on Tuesday punctuate a winding business and political career defined by his unique staying power in former President Donald Trump's constantly shifting orbit of advisers.

Washington (CNN)The illegal foreign lobbying charges brought against Tom Barrack on Tuesday punctuate a winding business and political career defined by his unique staying power in former President Donald Trump's constantly shifting orbit of advisers.

"Tom was there when Donald was getting his a-- kicked in the '80s and '90s," Gary Winnick, a close friend to Trump and Barrack, once told CNN.

Still, it wasn't until the 1990s when Trump grew attached to Barrack, who became an increasingly trusted adviser and sounding board as he found success in the business world.

Tom didn't get into it for political reasons," Nick Ribis, a top Trump casino executive who later worked for Barrack, previously told CNN.

Barrack's influence in the Trump administration and how he may have influenced it was again called into question on Tuesday.

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