How Trump’s businesses may complicate his presidency

President Trump’s Washington D.C hotel is in the middle of a legal firestorm. Three separate lawsuits allege that Trump’s luxury hotel violates the Constitution’s anti-corruption clause — known in lawyerly circles as emoluments. Here’s a breakdown of the controversy.


The emoluments clause, explained

Romanian Prime Minister Is Staying at Trump’s D.C. Hotel

Appeals Court Judges Appear Skeptical of Emoluments Case Against Trump

U.S. watchdog faults handling of government lease for Trump D.C. hotel

T-Mobile admits it spent $195,000 at Trump hotel while merger awaits government approval

Trump’s D.C. hotel, a clubhouse for his fans, may also be a 5-star conflict of interest

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