Emoluments Clause Case Against Trump Dismissed

The Federalist | 7/10/2019 | Tristan Justice
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A lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump violated the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, which prohibits one holding office from receiving gifts, titles, or benefits from foreign powers, was dismissed on Wednesday.

The 4th Circuit Court of Appeals unanimously dropped the suit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia, ruling that there was no legal standing for the plaintiffs to sue the president.

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The ruling is considered a major victory for the president, who has consistently fought against allowing others to review his private finances. The president reacted quickly...
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