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Frosh Speaks on Joint Lawsuit Against President Trump

June 13th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia sued President Donald Trump on Monday, arguing he has violated constitutional prohibitions on accepting gifts from foreign and state governments. The lawsuit, which comes days after the Justice Department defended the ability of Trump's real estate empire to accept those payments in a separate, similar case- alleges that the president has violated the Emoluments Clause by accepting millions of dollars in payments on properties his company owns. Attorneys General Brian E. Frosh of Maryland and Karl A. Racine of Washington, both Democrats, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Maryland. Frosh spoke during an afternoon press conference…


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