Tag Archives: Tom Barrack

Text Messages Reveal Trump Aide Gave United Arab Emirates Advance Draft of 2016 Trump Energy Speech

Reuters reports: When candidate Donald Trump prepared to give a major energy speech during the 2016 campaign, one of his closest advisers provided a pre-speech review to senior United Arab Emirates officials, an unorthodox move that caught the attention of federal investigators, according to emails and text messages uncovered by a House Oversight Committee investigation. “The Trump Administration has virtually …

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Trump Insider Pushed Proposal To Evade Restrictions On Selling Nuclear Power Technology To Saudi Arabia

ABC News reports: A longtime Trump insider has been pushing a proposal to build dozens of nuclear power plants in Saudi Arabia while seeking to avoid restrictions on the transfer of U.S. nuclear technology and has at times stood to profit from the effort, according to an investigative report by the House Oversight Committee. The 50-page report, which relied on …

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Trump Confidante In Dubai: Whatever Happened To Khashoggi, Atrocities In America Are Equal Or Worse

The Week reports: Tom Barrack, a billionaire financier who GOP operative Roger Stone once called President Trump’s “best friend”, defended Saudi Arabia and Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman on Tuesday while speaking in Dubai on Tuesday. When CNN’s Becky Anderson asked Barrack about the effect the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi has had on Saudi Arabia’s global reputation, Barrack first …

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HURL ALERT: Inauguration Planner Vows To Surround Trump With “Soft Sensuality” Rather Than A-Listers

According to reports on Twitter, today inauguration planner Tom Barrack told the press that he plans to surround Trump with “soft sensuality” rather than a horde of celebrity A-listers. For real. Barrack, a billionaire real estate investor, spoke at the Republican Convention and was a top fundraiser for the pro-Trump Rebuilding America Now Super PAC. He is also, incidentally, the …

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