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Can Trump Take The Money?

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Louis Marie Sicardi, Miniature Portrait of Louis XVI (1784) Watercolor on ivory

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The Constitution contains a paragraph known as the Emoluments Clause. It's 49 words meant to prevent foreign influence on US officials. How does it apply to a president with a global business empire?

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