الثلاثاء، 9 أبريل 2019

DoJ’s new stance on foreign payments or gifts to Trump ‘blurs lines’ – experts

A narrow interpretation of the emoluments clause gives countries leeway to curry favor with the president via commercial deals

The Department of Justice has adopted a narrow interpretation of a law meant to bar foreign interests from corrupting federal officials, giving Saudi Arabia, China and other countries leeway to curry favor with Donald Trump via deals with his hotels, condos, trademarks and golf courses, legal and national security experts say.

The so-called foreign emoluments clause was intended to curb presidents and other government officials from accepting gifts and benefits from foreign governments unless Congress consents.

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