People on the left have been falsely alleging for months that Trump is gaining financially from being President. The opposite is actually true. Trump gave up quite a lot to serve. Even so, a lawsuit was launched by one group. Unfortunately for them, a federal judge has dismissed the case.
The Washington Times reports:
Judge dismisses emoluments clause lawsuit against Trump
A federal judge in New York dismissed one of the lawsuits against President Trump’s business dealings, ruling Thursday that a watchdog group didn’t have standing to challenge whether the president’s continued connection to his hotel chain violates the Constitution’s emoluments clause.
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington had sued, saying that the president was benefiting from foreign government cash when employees of those governments held events or stayed at Trump hotels. The emoluments clause prevents the president from accepting a gift from another government without the consent of Congress.
But Judge George B. Daniels, sitting in the Southern District of New York, said the group wasn’t able to bring the action.
“Plaintiffs have failed to properly allege that defendant’s actions caused plaintiffs competitive injury and that such an injury is redressable by this court,” he wrote.
This is great news for Trump and the American people. It will free him to focus more on the things he wants to do for the country.