Rep. Carson Joins Lawsuit Against President Trump

Recently, Rep. Andre Carson joined 195 other Members of Congress in filing a lawsuit in the Federal District Court for the District of Columbia against President Donald Trump for violating the Constitution’s Foreign Emoluments Clause.

The Emoluments Clause states that the president must seek the consent of Congress before accepting any gift from a foreign government. The lawsuit states that President Trump has violated the Constitution on several occasions by profiting from the Trump Organization’s business dealings with foreign governments and state-owned organizations.

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