Thursday, March 9, 2017

Another reason why Donald Trump ran for President (Hint: It's not about us)

China OKs 38 Trump Trademarks; Critics Say It Violates Emoluments Clause.  (NPR, 3/9/2017)
"What I think this demonstrates is that when Donald Trump is dealing with the Chinese government on behalf of the United States, he also may be thinking about what the Chinese government can do not just for the U.S. but for Donald Trump and his businesses and his own financial well-being," she [Kathleen Clark, a government ethics professor at Washington University in St. Louis] said.

[emphasis added]

Source:  The Emolumnets Clause:  Its Text, Meaning, and Application to Donald J. Trump.  (12/16/2016)

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