U.S. court lets Congress members sue Trump over foreign payments

U.S. President Donald Trump waves to Chilean President Sebastian Pinera in as he departs after a meeting at the White House in Washington, U.S., September 28, 2018. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal court on Friday refused to immediately dismiss a lawsuit accusing President Donald Trump of violating a constitutional anti-corruption provision by accepting foreign payments through his hotels and businesses without the permission of the U.S. Congress. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan in Washington said in a 58-page ruling that lawmakers who […]

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