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Trump’s hotel in D.C. is at the center of anti-corruption, emoluments lawsuit

The logo of the Trump International Hotel in Washington. MUST CREDIT: Photo for The Washington Post by Astrid Riecken

RICHMOND, Va. – Appeals court judges appeared divided Thursday about whether to take the extraordinary step of dismissing a novel lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors to his hotel in downtown Washington. ...

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Trump’s business deals back in appeals court

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON – Attorneys challenging President Donald Trump’s private business dealings say ongoing revelations about his properties bolster claims that he is illegally profiting through transactions with state and foreign governments. As challengers head back to court this week, their new ...

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Federal judge temporarily halts congressional Democrats’ subpoenas of Trump financial records

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON — A federal judge temporarily blocked subpoenas from congressional Democrats for President Donald Trump’s financial records after an appeals court weighed in on the issue. The appeals court in Washington intervened Friday in the legal battle between the lawmakers ...

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Appeals court dismisses ‘emoluments’ lawsuit involving Trump’s D.C. hotel

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WASHINGTON – A federal appeals court Wednesday sided with President Donald Trump, dismissing a lawsuit claiming the president is illegally profiting from foreign and state government visitors at his luxury hotel in downtown Washington. The unanimous ruling from the U.S. ...

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Democrats’ emoluments lawsuit targeting Trump’s private business can proceed, judge says

President Trump speaks with Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro during a joint news conference at the White House last month. MUST CREDIT: Washington Post photo by Jabin Botsford

WASHINGTON – Democrats in Congress can move ahead with their lawsuit against President Donald Trump alleging that his private business violates the Constitution’s ban on gifts or payments from foreign governments, a federal judge ruled Tuesday. The decision in Washington ...

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