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What is the ‘Emoluments Clause’? Does it apply to President Trump?

On Monday morning, a liberal watchdog group filed a lawsuit against President Trump, alleging he’d violated a previously obscure provision in the Constitution, the “Emoluments Clause.” The watchdog group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, said that the clause ...

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Justice Department opinion backs President Trump on hiring of son-in-law

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s decision to appoint his son-in-law as a senior adviser did not violate a federal anti-nepotism law, the Department of Justice found in a formal legal opinion issued Saturday. The 14-page opinion, written by a more ...

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Keeping Your Balance: What estate planners might expect under Trump

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President-elect Donald Trump has proposed wide-ranging changes to the nation’s tax system, which will affect virtually all Americans and their advisors. Estate planners in particular face a dramatic potential impact on their practices. Potential for federal estate tax repeal Trump ...

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Trump antitrust candidate Wright has pro-merger track record

The Trump team is considering giving a top antitrust post to a former U.S. trade commissioner whose hands-off views on competition have at times failed to withstand court scrutiny. Joshua Wright, a conservative law professor who heads President-elect Donald Trump’s ...

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