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Trump said the emoluments clause is ‘phony.’ But it’s part of the US Constitution.

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Trump said the emoluments clause is 'phony.' But it's part of the US Constitution.

“The foreign emoluments clause is enshrined in Article I, Section 9, Paragraph 8 of the US Constitution. The provision bars public officials from receiving gifts or cash from foreign governments without congressional approval.”

Trump said the emoluments clause is ‘phony.’ But it’s part of the US Constitution.

The emoluments clause bars public officials from receiving gifts or cash from foreign or state governments without congressional approval.

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  1. Poor trumpie, that pesky old constitution just gets in the way of me being me. One of trumps finest just replied to another post that if George Washington didn’t have to follow an old emolument clause then trump shouldn’t have to.

  2. He never read the Constitution— before he took the Oath of Office. It wouldn’t have mattered–he was too power hungry!

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