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A three-judge panel on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected a lawsuit from Democrats alleging President Trump violated the emoluments clause of the Constitution. So reports The Washington Examiner.

trump 1822121 640 smallThe clause is intended to ensure presidents don’t profit from the office and shields them from “corrupting foreign influences.” Democrats noted high-profile guests stayed at Trump properties near the White House, but the court’s opinion said the suit was dismissed because it was brought only by some member of Congress, rather than the entire body.

"Only an institution can assert an institutional injury," read the court’s opinion.

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