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D.C. and Maryland to sue President Trump, alleging breach of constitutional oath

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Check out the article. These people have "standing". This should be very interesting.

By Aaron C. Davis June 12 at 12:24 AM
Attorneys general for the District of Columbia and the state of Maryland say they will sue President Trump on Monday, alleging that he has violated anti-corruption clauses in the Constitution by accepting millions in payments and benefits from foreign governments since moving into the White House.

The lawsuit, the first of its kind brought by government entities, centers on the fact that Trump chose to retain ownership of his company when he became president. Trump said in January that he was shifting his business assets into a trust managed by his sons to eliminate potential conflicts of interests.

But D.C. Attorney General Karl A. Racine (D) and Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh (D) say Trump has broken many promises to keep separate his public duties and private business interests. For one, his son Eric Trump has said the president would continue to receive regular updates about his company’s financial health.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/dc-politics/dc-and-maryland-to-sue-president-trump-alleging-breach-of-constitutional-oath/2017/06/11/0059e1f0-4f19-11e7-91eb-9611861a988f_story.html?utm_term=.51e6577444d5

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Wow, other -- thanks for posting! This is indeed very interesting -- and heartening, in a way, to learn that Trump's not getting a "bye" on his continuing links to his business interests - while at the same time disheartening, as just one more inescapable reminder of how perfectly awful this presidency is for the nation.

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YIKES! Trump's really making the news fun to watch again!

From the above referenced article:

If a federal judge allows the case to proceed, Racine and Frosh say, one of the first steps will be to demand through the discovery process copies of Trump’s personal tax returns to gauge the extent of his foreign business dealings. That fight would most likely end up before the Supreme Court, the two said, with Trump’s attorneys having to defend why the returns should remain private.

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