Elijah Cummings Raises Concerns Over Potential Emolument Violations By Donald Trump
Elijah Cummings raises concerns over potential emolument violations by Donald Trump
The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee called on The Trump Organization Wednesday to shed more light on the moves it has made to shield President Trump from possible violations of the emoluments clause of the Constitution.
Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland said in a letter sent Wednesday to George A. Sorial, executive vice president and chief compliance counsel at The Trump Organization, that there are lingering questions over whether Mr. Trump has followed through on his promise to voluntarily donate to the Treasury the profits his hotels take in from foreign governments.
“Complying with the United States Constitution …