Foreign Emoluments Clause

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Reading the Office of Legal Counsel on Emoluments: Do Super-Rich Presidents Get a Pass?

I wrote last November that the Foreign Emoluments Clause “is on its face a national security provision designed to protect the country from officers too enmeshed with foreign interests.” If the Justice Department’s recent court filing is to be believed, that protection is exceedingly limited.

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