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Democrat lawmakers sue Trump over profits

It's the latest shot at the Trump administration from Democrats on Capitol Hill

Bloomberg 

A group of 200 Democratic lawmakers sued to block President Donald Trump from taking any money from foreign states at his global businesses without getting Congressional approval first, claiming his acceptance of such benefits violates the Constitution. It’s the latest shot at the Trump administration from Democrats on Capitol Hill, who on Tuesday pressed his Attorney General Jeff Sessions for information about his role in the probe into the Trump campaign’s links to Russia. It’s an issue the Democrats also brought up in the lawsuit. “As Trump decides ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 02:45 IST
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