WASHINGTON (AP) – On Monday, the Supreme Court closed court cases over whether Donald Trump illegally earned his profit from his presidency.
Judges rejected Trump’s challenge to lower court rulings that allowed lawsuits to continue, claiming he violated the Constitution’s remuneration clause by accepting payments from foreign and local officials who stay at the Trump International Hotel and patronize other businesses. , owned by the former president and his family.
The Supreme Court also ordered the lower court̵
The result leaves no judicial opinion on the books in the field of law, which is rarely studied in US history.
The lawsuits include lawsuits filed by Maryland and the District of Columbiaand high-end restaurants and hotels in New York and Washington that “found themselves in the unenviable position of having to compete with businesses owned by the president of the United States.”
The lawsuits demanded financial records showing how much state and foreign governments paid Trump to stay and eat on Trump-owned property.
Other Trump-related cases remain before the Supreme Court or the lower courts.
Trump is trying to block the Manhattan District Attorney execution of a subpoena for your tax returns. The lower courts weigh the congressional summons for Trump’s financial records. Judges also have Trump’s appeal against a decision barring him from blocking critics on his Twitter account. As with pay, Trump’s call will seem controversial now that he’s out of office and has a Twitter account. stopped.