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Judge rules emoluments case against Trump improperly profiting off of his hotels can move forward

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A district court judge has ruled that the emoluments case against President Donald Trump can move forward.

According to Bloomberg, Judge Peter Messitte in Greenbelt, Maryland, rejected the Justice Department’s argument to dismiss the lawsuit.

The ruling was a huge blow for Trump, who swears there are no conflicts of interest and no violations of the Constitution’s emoluments clauses. Detractors say, however, that world leaders and influential political organizations and leaders are actively using the Trump hotel near the White House in a way that helps the Trump family profit.

The judge did say that he would entertain additional dismissal requests in the future, but as it stands today, the lawsuit may continue.

This case is one of three brought by watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW). Another case in New York federal court was rejected. The Washington trial court, however was brought by dozens of Democratic lawmakers lead by Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT).

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“By accepting emoluments, the president creates a constitutionally prohibited market,” attorney Steven Sullivan argued while before the judge in January.


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GOP now panicking about Trump because they’re losing ‘plausible deniability’ for their racist agenda: columnist

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After smearing Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN) as anti-Semitic—-and letting the crowd at his Greenville, North Carolina rally roar "send her back!" for more than 10 seconds -- President Donald Trump was forced to distance himself from the chant.

He falsely claimed that he'd continued his speech immediately after the crowd started yelling. On Friday, the New York Times reported that Trump was under intense pressure by his daughter, Ivanka, and Vice President Mike Pence, to disavow the chants.

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According to a report in the Gwinnett Daily Post, an overzealous fan of Donald Trump is facing multiple charges -- including stalking --by  plastering her car with Trump stickers, harassing her and then following her in his work vehicle.

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White woman threatens to call cops on black man after he splashes her car with water during rainstorm

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Or, as the poster of the viral video, @sewellwells wrote on Instagram: "So this LADY  bout to call the COPS  on me cause my Car wet her Car."

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