196If the courts take a pass or the GOP uses its majority to approve some sort of legislation allowing foreign states to use Trump properties, then at least you have something other than Russophobia to run on in the midterms.
Number of congressional plaintiffs — all Democrats — who have joined a lawsuit against President Trump accusing him of violating the emoluments clause of the Constitution, which requires the president to get the OK from Congress before accepting foreign gifts. The suit claims that the president’s financial involvement in his businesses violates the clause. [The Washington Post]
Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Congressional Democrats are Doing One Thing Right
This is the place to go after Trump -- emoluments, particularly the Saudis larding Trump's D.C. hotel in an attempt to repeal JASTA. According to "Significant Digits" for today: