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Frosh, Trump spar over ruling’s effect on emoluments case

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. An electrical subcontractor who worked on the Trump International Hotel in Washington has sued a company owned by President Donald Trump for more than $2 million, alleging it was not fully paid. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, housed at the Lewis F. Powell Jr. U.S. Courthouse in Richmond, xxx (U.S. General Services Administration)

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

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. An electrical subcontractor who worked on the Trump International Hotel in Washington has sued a company owned by President Donald Trump for more than $2 million, alleging it was not fully paid. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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

FILE - In this Dec. 21, 2016 file photo, the Trump International Hotel in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

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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DOJ seeks dismissal of Md. emoluments case against Trump

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh, left, accompanied by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl Racine, speaks during a news conference in Washington, Monday, June 12, 2017, to discuss their lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump. The lawsuit cites Trump's leases, properties and other business "entanglements" around the world as the reason for the suit, saying those posed a conflict of interest under a clause of the Constitution.  (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

A federal judge must dismiss Maryland's lawsuit against citizen Donald Trump for alleged violations of the Constitution’s anti-corruption provision because such a claim can only be brought against a president in his official capacity, the U.S. Justice Department stated in court papers filed Monday.

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