Donald Trump Violated Emoluments Clause as POTUS

Type: Abuse of PowerJun 12 2017 Severity:

Nearly 200 congressional Democrats filed a lawsuit against Trump, claiming that he violated an anti-bribery provision which prevents the President from accepting gifts and benefits from foreign leaders. The lawsuit focuses on Trump retaining interest in his hotel businesses, which are being booked regularly by foreign diplomats "to curry favor".

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