Even with the Trump Hotel potentially up for sale, GSA and House Democrats have once again clashed over an investigation into whether the president’s ties to a government lease violate the Constitution.
Federal appeals court will reconsider ruling from a three-judge panel that threw out lawsuit accusing the president of illegally profiting off the presidency through his Washington hotel.
“We don’t know whether we’re getting a damn penny out of this thing or not,” Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) said at Wednesday’s subcommittee hearing.
A federal appeals court has heard arguments in a lawsuit that claims President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by accepting profits from foreign and domestic officials through his hotel in Washington, D.C.
A district court judge has ruled GSA wrongfully withheld documents for a Freedom of Information Act request looking for Trump transition team documents about the Trump Hotel.
To fight what it called a “grave threat” to the country, a watchdog group on Monday filed a lawsuit alleging that President Donald Trump is violating the Constitution by allowing his business to accept payments from foreign governments.