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Federal Appeals Court Rules for Trump in Emoluments Case

Jul 10, 2019 - The New York Times

WASHINGTON — In a legal victory for President Trump, a federal appeals court panel on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of a lawsuit claiming that he has violated the Constitution by collecting profits from government guests at his hotel in the nation’s capitol.

A three-judge panel of the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Va., found that the state of Maryland and the District of Columbia had no legal standing to sue Mr. Trump.

The judges roundly rejected the premise of t...