Tom Barrack on His Relationship With Trump, UAE (Full Interview)

Tom Barrack, the longtime real estate investor and founder of Colony Capital, had plans to raise money in the Middle East for a new venture, including from the United Arab Emirates, at the time of his arrest on federal charges of violating the Foreign Agents Registration Act. In this interview, taped on July 13, a week before the indictment accusing him of illegally lobbying for the UAE, Barrack describes his strategy, his co-investment model and the origins and strength of his relationships in the Persian Gulf region. He also reflects on his support for Donald Trump and experience as the chairman of Trump’s inaugural committee. Barrack spoke exclusively with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on July 13.
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