Fourth Circuit Tosses Emoluments Suit Against Trump

Finding that attorneys general for Maryland and the District of Columbia lack standing, the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating clauses in the Constitution that bar him from receiving gifts from foreign or state governments while in office without congressional consent.

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Feds Ask DC Circuit to Toss Democrats’ Emoluments Case

Citing intrusive requests they say border on harassment of President Donald Trump, attorneys for the Justice Department asked the D.C. Circuit to throw out a lawsuit filed by Democratic lawmakers claiming the real estate mogul-turned-president violated the Constitution’s anti-corruption clauses.

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House Democrats Renew Push for Records in Emoluments Fight

On the heels of a legal victory that gave Democrats the green light to gather documents from businesses owned by President Donald Trump, lawmakers made new demands Thursday for records they say will help shed light on any constitutional issues surrounding the president’s profits from his hotel in Washington, D.C.

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Fourth Circuit Appears Skeptical of Trump Emoluments Case

Lawyers for President Donald Trump asked a sympathetic Fourth Circuit panel Tuesday to reject a lawsuit accusing him of violating the Constitution’s emoluments clauses, which ban the president from receiving gifts from foreign or state governments while in office without congressional consent.

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Congressional Democrats Sue Trump Over Foreign Emoluments

Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress filed a federal complaint Wednesday against President Donald Trump, saying his vast international business holdings violate a centuries-old anti-bribery provision of the U.S. Constitution.

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