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Frosh, Trump spar over ruling’s effect on emoluments case (access required)

A federal appeals court decision reviving hoteliers’ and restaurateurs’ claims of unconstitutional competition from President Donald Trump’s New York City properties has sparked controversy between attorneys for Maryland and the president over what the ruling means for the state’s similar ...

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DOJ opposes review of emoluments claim dismissal (access required)

President Donald Trump opposes review of a three-judge panel’s dismissal of Maryland’s claim that he has committed corruption of constitutional consequence in the handling of his hotel property in Washington. In papers filed Monday, U.S. Justice Department attorneys urged the ...

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4th Circuit dismisses Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump (access required)

A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed Maryland’s lawsuit alleging corruption by President Donald Trump in the handling of his hotel property in Washington. In a published 3-0 decision, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that Maryland has ...

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Trump seeks stay of Md.’s emoluments suit, cites separation of powers (access required)

President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged a federal judge to stay, pending appeals, Maryland’s request for financial and other records as part of the state’s lawsuit alleging his corruption in the handling of his hotel property in Washington while chief executive.

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Federal judge: Md.’s emoluments claim against Trump can proceed (access required)

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 (access required)

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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