Foreign Spending at Trump Properties
Foreign governments frequently spend money at Trump properties. Not only does this create an obvious conflict of interest, but it could actually violate the constitution. We cannot tolerate a president who is so easily financially influenced by foreign officials.
Posted by Need To Impeach on Saturday, May 19, 2018
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Lawsuits have been filed alleging that President Trump is violating the Constitution’s Emoluments Clause, which prohibits government officials from receiving emoluments, or gifts, from foreign governments.
The Kingdom of Bahrain and the government of Kuwait have both held events at Trump’s hotel in Washington, D.C.
“From the very beginning, I have insisted that his whole relationship with the Trump hotel becomes a massive conflict of interest the day he was sworn in,” said Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA).
Foreign spending at the Trump hotel isn’t just a conflict of interest. It could be illegal.
We can’t allow this to continue.
From alienating our allies to cozying up to dictators to saving Chinese jobs in exchange for investment in the Trump Organization, Donald Trump is looking out only for Trump in his foreign policy.