emoluments

AYR, SCOTLAND - JUNE 24:  Presumptive Republican nominee for US president Donald Trump cuts a ribbon on the 9th tee at his Trump Turnberry Resort surrounded by his family Eric Trump, Ivanka Trump, Donald Trump junior and granddaughter Kai Trump on June 24, 2016 in Ayr, Scotland. Mr Trump arrived to officially open his golf resort which has undergone an eight month refurbishment as part of an investment thought to be worth in the region of two hundred million pounds.  (Photo by Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)
Right Out In The Open

It’s so deeply conflicted and perverse that it almost speaks for itself. But it’s still worth listening to what the legal and ethics experts say about Trump’s public play to host the next G7 meeting (G8 if Putin and Trump get their way!) at his own resort. Josh Kovensky reports.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump drives himself around the golf course to watch the final round of the Cadillac Championship golf tournament, Sunday, March 6, 2016, in Doral, Fla. (AP Photo/Luis Alvarez)
WASHINGTON, DC, UNITED STATES - 2018/11/12: Trump International Hotel Washington, D.C. in Washington, D.C. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at the Treasure Island Hotel & Casino on October 8, 2015 in Las Vegas, Nevada
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Judge, declining to adopt President Trump’s narrow definition of emoluments, allows congressional Democrats’ emoluments lawsuit to continue.

(L-R) Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY), Rep. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), and Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI), listen as Michael Cohen, former lawyer for U.S. President Donald Trump, testifies before the House Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill, on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. (Photo by Cheriss May/NurPhoto)
UNITED STATES - JUNE 12: Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, left, and D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, conduct a news conference on a lawsuit they've filed against President Donald Trump alleging he violated emoluments clauses in the Constitution by accepting foreign payments through his businesses on June 12, 2017. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)
WASHINGTON, DC  - JULY 26: The main entrance drive way for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2018. (Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post)
WASHINGTON, DC  - JULY 26: The main entrance drive way for the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., July 26, 2018. (Astrid Riecken For The Washington Post)
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