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Justice lawyers fail to halt effort to see Trump finances

Nov 03, 2018 - The Seattle Times

WASHINGTON - A federal judge denied the Justice Department's efforts to halt legal proceedings in a case accusing President Donald Trump of violating the U.S. Constitution, opening the door for Trump's critics to soon gain access to financial records related to his Washington, D.C., hotel.

Trump has been fighting multiple lawsuits that argue foreign representatives spending money at the Trump International Hotel is a violation of the Constitution's emoluments clause, which bans federal off...