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Jury Acquits Trump Adviser Tom Barrack in Lobbying Trial

Tom Barrack outside the Brooklyn Federal Court on Wednesday November 2.John Minchillo/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Tom Barrack, a fund manager and adviser to former President Donald Trump, was acquitted Friday of charges that he acted as an unregistered agent of the United…

A Top DC Think Tank Took Millions From Foreign Governments. Now Lawmakers Want Answers.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, questions witnesses at a Senate Banking Committee on Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.Jacquelyn Martin/AP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.Senators in both parties are taking aim at the Brookings Institution, demanding details on funding agreements that, according to the lawmakers, could have…