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The Founders felt that violating the emoluments clause was an impeachable offense, and while Trump mocks it as "phony", its become the basis of impeachment.

@realDonaldTrump  1. Obstructing Justice 2. Violation of the Emoluments Clause 3. Collusion 4. Advocating political violence 5. Abuse of power 6. Predicting political opponents 7. Attacking the free press 8. Violating due process for immigrants 9. Quid pro quo with Ukraine

Trump’s illegal self-enrichment spans the globe—proof that the Emoluments Clause'>Foreign Emoluments Clause is not self-enforcing. That’s why I’ve filed a lawsuit against him. We must block these payments & benefits that mock the Constitution’s premier anti-corruption clause.

Transcripts show the #ImpeachmentInquiry  is also looking into possible violations of the Emoluments Clause

@realDonaldTrump  @DonaldJTrumpJrI  didn't know your amoebic spawn could write fiction. Spoiler: He can't and didn't write this. Also, isn't this a violation of the emoluments clause? #ImpeachandRemoveTrumpNow  #LockThemUp  #TrumpCrimeSyndicate  #TrumpCrimeFamily 

Too bad Trump can’t host an emoluments-clause-violating G7 summit there!

Does that include the emoluments clause?

On bribery/extortion, FEC violations, emoluments clause violations and obstruction of justice any reasonable, evidence-based process would have already found Trump guilty and removed him from office. Unanimously. The degree to which we have not reveals deep flaws in our system.

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Can you believe it? This brazen president is inviting the 7 most powerful countries in the world to hold its conference at his FAILING hotel in FL, the Trump Doral, disregarding the emoluments clause that's already the subject of two lawsuits?

After saying the Emoluments Clause is "phony," Trump says that being president "cost me anywhere from $2 billion to $5 billion." This is not remotely true. Trump doesn't have $5 billion to lose.

Trump gripes about no Doral G7: “you people with this phony emoluments clause.” (Fact check: it’s in the constitution)

Original Deep State actors hard at work on their phony emoluments clause.

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President Trump at the White House lashed out at having to reverse himself on the G7 being at Trump Doral. He said: “You people with this phony Emoluments Clause." Note: The emoluments clause is a provision of the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 9, Paragraph 8).

Today, Donald Trump called the Emoluments clause, which is part of the Constitution, “phony.” The conspiracy against him apparently started in the 1700s.

The emoluments clause exists because foreign influence was a top concern for the Founders. But you don't have to take my word for it. Let Fox News explain what the emoluments clause is — and why hosting a global summit at Trump's resort violates it:

Will House Democrats investigating potential violations of the emoluments clause in the Constitution be looking into frmr Pres Clinton & Secty Clinton taking money from foreign govts/organizations when she was Secty of State? Otherwise double standard + partisan probe

Mark your calendars: our lawsuit seeking to hold President Trump accountable for violations of the Emoluments Clause'>Foreign Emoluments Clause will be argued on June 7th.

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