Tag: Domestic Emoluments

EPA gifts a domestic emolument to Trump’s golf courses

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers finalized a rollback of a 2015 clean water protection known as the “waters of the United States rule.” While this has been expected since Trump ordered it early in his presidency, it doesn’t change the fact that it’s a violation of the Constitution’s Domestic
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Inspector General: GSA Ignored Constitutional Problems with Trump Hotel Lease

The Office of Inspector General of the General Services Administration issued a scathing report on “Evaluation of GSA’s Management and Administration of the Old Post Office Building Lease.” As the Inspector General concludes, GSA lawyers essentially ignored a glaring constitutional problem with leasing this federally-owned building to the Trump Organization. As background, the GSA administers
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President Trump’s National Water Hazard

Thanks to an Executive Order signed by President Trump, the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers are poised to give a huge break to the President’s golf courses by rolling back a key part of the Clean Water Act.
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