Federal Court Rules Trump Violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses

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The Richmond, Virginia-based Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that President Donald Trump violated the Constitution’s emoluments clauses.

The president’s attorneys had tried to preserve the president’s immunity from the lawsuit filed by Democratic attorneys general in Maryland and the District of Columbia, who successfully argued that the president’s ownership of the Trump International Hotel, on Pennsylvania Avenue violates anti-corruption provisions of the U.S. Constitution on the president accepting payments from foreign governments without congressional consent. read more

Trump Uses DOJ Lawyers to Block Release of His Financial Records

Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers have filed a request in federal court to halt a lawsuit surrounding President Trump’s hotel in Washington, according to the Associated Press (AP).

“Justice Department lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to let them file a legal appeal that could, for now, keep President Donald Trump’s critics from getting access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel.”  read more

These New Legal Actions May End Trump’s Presidency

If you’re in a war and you have strong adversaries who have surrounded you, it’s advisable to surrender so you can live to fight another day.

Donald Trump has just been surrounded by new legal problems that could be his undoing, but he has no intentions of surrendering. Instead, he’ll probably just deny everything and go to twitter to attack his opponents. read more

Summons Issued to Trump in Emoluments Clause Lawsuit

American University in Washington, D.C. has reported that there is a major new development in a lawsuit which was filed last year over President Trump’s business conflicts.  

The lawsuit, filed in both Maryland and the District of Columbia, alleges that Trump has violated the emoluments clause of the U.S. Constitution.  It has now been expanded to include Trump personally, and a new summons was delivered to his address at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. read more