U.S. District Court Rules Congressional Lawsuit against Trump for Foreign Emoluments Has Standing

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Saturday, October 6, 2018
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
34
Issue: 
10
Abstract: 

On September 29, 2018, U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan issued an order and memorandum opinion, finding that the Congressional Democrats have standing to sue President Donald Trump for allegedly violating the Foreign Emoluments Clause. Judge Sullivan deferred ruling on the remaining arguments in the motion to dismiss.