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The Litigation Storm Around President Trump

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Liberal activists are thrilled to be suing President Donald Trump, reports Bloomberg Law.

The article by Paul Barrett and Dune Lawrence quotes Norman Eisen, the chief White House ethics lawyer for President Barack Obama: “The reason you’re seeing a proliferation of lawsuits against President Trump is that he brought his lifelong contempt for the rule of law with him to the Oval Office.”

A varied collection of plaintiffs accuse Trump of improperly profiting from private businesses such as his Washington hotel, which has been patronized by officials from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and other countries.

“Yet another legal challenge has blocked a separate executive order cutting off certain federal funds from ‘sanctuary cities,’ which refuse to have their police departments help federal authorities target immigrants for deportation,” the authors report.

Even some stare and local governments are taking Trump to the courthouse.

Read the Bloomberg article.


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