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Federal judge: Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump can proceed

Maryland and the District of Columbia can pursue their lawsuit alleging corruption by President Donald Trump in the handling of his hotel property in Washington, as a federal judge said Wednesday the Constitution’s bar on presidential acceptance of “emoluments” must be read broadly.

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Frosh, brushing off GOP critics, says anti-Trump suits protect Marylanders

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh on Wednesday defended as apolitical efforts to protect Marylanders his office’s legal challenges to President Trump’s restrictions on immigration from majority-Muslim countries, the marketing of the president’s Washington hotel and his administration’s rollback of regulations ...

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Maryland to get $2M from Citibank settlement

Forty-five states have reached a $100 million settlement with Citibank for allegedly manipulating U.S. Dollar (USD) LIBOR, an interest rate benchmark which has widespread effect on financial markets and consumers, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh’s office announced Friday. Governmental ...

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Trump lawyer: President’s visits do not give Maryland jurisdiction in emoluments case

President Donald Trump’s frequent visits to Maryland should not leave him vulnerable to being sued as a private citizen in federal court in the state for allegedly violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision by diverting business from the state’s hotels to his own property in Washington, D.C., Trump’s private attorney has argued in court filings.

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Trump can be sued in Md. for corruption, Frosh says

As a frequent visitor to Maryland, President Donald Trump can be sued as a private citizen in federal court in the state for allegedly violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision by diverting business from the state’s hotels to his own property in Washington, D.C., according to Maryland’s attorney general.

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