“President Donald Trump is being accused of violating a part of the U.S. Constitution that the founders put in place to curb corruption.
The attorneys general for the District of Columbia and Maryland filed a lawsuit making those claims on Monday. They accuse Trump of improperly accepting payments from foreign governments.
- Two attorneys general are suing President Donald Trump and accusing him of violating the U.S. Constitution.
- The suit centers partly on foreign governments making payments to Trump’s D.C. hotel.
- Trump retained ownership of his businesses when he took office, creating conflict of interest issues”