• Courts Are Taking On Trump’s Emoluments Clause Violations This Week
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    Courts Are Taking On Trump’s Emoluments Clause Violations This Week

    This week, two separate courts, one in Washington DC and one in Virginia are going to be taking up cases brought by Donald Trump’s lawyers, appealed from lower courts about Donald Trump’s violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clause. Now, both of these lawsuits are saying that the president has been violating the emoluments clause of the constitution by still taking in the profits from his businesses, both here in the United States and the ones abroad, and they say that because you have foreign nationals who come and stay at his hotels over here and because you have US officials who stay in his properties overseas, specifically the one over…

  • DC, Maryland Sue President Donald Trump Over Constitution’s ‘Emoluments Clause’ | NBC Nightly News
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    DC, Maryland Sue President Donald Trump Over Constitution’s ‘Emoluments Clause’ | NBC Nightly News

    CONSTITUTION. OUR JUSTICE CORRESPONDENT PETE WILLIAMS HAS THOSE DETAILS. >>Reporter: ADDING NEW LEGAL FIREPOWER TO CHALLENGE PRESIDENT TRUMP’S WORLDWIDE BUSINESS HOLDINGS, MARYLAND AND THE DISTRICT OF COLOMBIA SAY HE’S VIOLATING THE CONSTITUTION’S BAN ON PUBLIC OFFICIALS RECEIVING PRESENTS OR PAYMENTS FROM FOREIGN SOURCES. THOSE PROVISIONS ARE WALLS THEIR SUIT SAYS AGAINST PRESIDENTIAL CORRUPTION. >>ONE THING WE KNOW ABOUT PRESIDENT TRUMP IS HE UNDERSTANDS THE VALUE OF — WALLS. THIS IS ONE HE CAN’T CLIMB UNDER. >>Reporter: THE LAWSUIT SAYS MR. TRUMP MARKETS HIS PROPERTY AS PRESIDENT AND BENEFITS BY PAYMENTS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES AND HOLDING VENTS AND STAYING AT HIS WASHINGTON HOTEL. TOO MUCH OF A CONFLICT THEY SAY WHEN…

  • Trump Openly Taunts Constitution By Hosting G7 Summit At His Business
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    Trump Openly Taunts Constitution By Hosting G7 Summit At His Business

    So Trump’s chief of staff, Mick Mulvaney, made a lot of, uh, announcements yesterday, some more illegal than others, but one of the announcements he made that really kind of set everybody off, not just admitting to the quid pro quo, was the fact that next year’s G seven summit is going to be held at Trump national Doral in Miami. So Donald Trump made good on his threat earlier this summer to hold the next G seven summit at one of his failing properties here in the United States. This is a violation of the emoluments clause if we’ve ever seen one. And that’s exactly what the president is…

  • State Department Helping Trump Violate Constitutional Laws
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    State Department Helping Trump Violate Constitutional Laws

    Apparently the US State Department has actually been helping Donald Trump violate the US constitution, uh, at every possible turn. According to a bombshell, new report from Reuters, seven different foreign governments in just Donald Trump’s first year in office 2017, uh, submitted applications to the State Department, a grand total of 13 applications, basically saying, hey, we know we’re a foreign government. We know you got this new guy that owns a lot of properties. We actually want to buy or lease or renew a lease or rent one of these properties of his, we’re trying to uphold the law here cause we got to do this. Here’s our…

  • Is President Donald Trump Violating The Constitution’s Emolument Clause? | NBC News Now
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    Is President Donald Trump Violating The Constitution’s Emolument Clause? | NBC News Now

    WE WILL KEEP OUR SHARPEES OUT OF THIS ONE. THIS ONE.>>Reporter: ALL RIGHT.>>Reporter: ALL RIGHT. SOUND GOOD. SOUND GOOD.>>THANKS.>>THANKS.>>>THIS WEEK, VICE PRESIDENT>>>THIS WEEK, VICE PRESIDENT MIKE PENCE SPENT TWO NIGHTS AT MIKE PENCE SPENT TWO NIGHTS AT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S GOLF RESORTS. PRESIDENT TRUMP’S GOLF RESORTS. HE THOUGHT IT WAS AT PRESIDENT HE THOUGHT IT WAS AT PRESIDENT TRUMP’S SUGGESTION. TRUMP’S SUGGESTION. HE DENIED THE DECISION. HE DENIED THE DECISION. THIS IS REKINDLING A DECISION OF THIS IS REKINDLING A DECISION OF THE EMOLLIENT CLAUSES, HEAMERICA THE EMOLLIENT CLAUSES, HEAMERICA ARE FOOTING THE BILL FOR THE ARE FOOTING THE BILL FOR THE HOME. HOME. HE HAD HIS MEETINGS, O, OF HE…