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Federal judge appears ready to let Md.’s emoluments claim proceed

Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh, left, accompanied by District of Columbia Attorney General Karl A. Racine, speaks during a news conference in June in Washington on to discuss their lawsuit filed against President Donald Trump based on the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution.  (Alex Brandon/AP Photo)

A federal judge appears poised to permit Maryland and the District of Columbia to proceed with their lawsuit alleging President Donald Trump unconstitutionally received personal benefits via his hotel holdings while in office so long as the attorneys general amend ...

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