After scrapping decision to take 2020 G-7 to his Miami resort Trump Monday called Emoluments Clause “phony” attacking the Constitution he swore to defend.
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Niall Stanage returns to the swirling troubles around President Trump, reporting that they got deeper this week thanks to a series of missteps.
Trump has awarded next year’s G-7 to his Miami Doral resort. Common Cause says this compounds Trump’s Emoluments Clause violations.
Federal court yesterday ruled right to vote cannot be denied on account of wealth. Plaintiffs challenged Florida law creating wealth-based voting hurdles.
Trump confirmed Energy Secretary Rick Perry, whose dealings with Ukraine have become a focus of the House impeachment inquiry, will step down.
White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney Thursday said security assitance to Ukraine was unconditional, walking back earlier statements.
Insider reported Thursday that 8 Trump officials made revelations about how President Trump and and lawyer Rudy Giuliani “weaponized the State Department”.
Common Cause conveyed a release today recognizing and honoring Jowei Chen, Jonah Knobler, Richard H Pildes, and Caroline Mackie as “Defenders of Democracy”.
Elijah Cummings (D-Md) died Thursday at 68 from “complications concerning longstanding health challenges”. Republicans and Democrats paid their tributes.
Andrew Sullivan discusses the future of American democracy on this week’s episode of the Democracy Works podcast.