Posted originally on the conservative tree house on January 25, 2021 by Sundance
The far-left lawfare group known as “Citizens for Responsible Ethics in Washington” (CREW); a ridiculous misnomer if there ever was one; had a big loss today as the Supreme Court dismissed their ridiculous lawsuit against President Trump and the Trump International Hotel. The C.R.E.W. leader and advocate for all things ridiculous, Richard Painter, has a sad.
[Washington DC] The Supreme Court dismissed lawsuits against former President Trump on Monday that claimed he violated the Constitution by accepting gifts from foreign officials.
The legal battles concerned the Emoluments Clause, which bans government officials from receiving gifts or profit while in office.
The lawsuits claimed Mr. Trump‘s commercial businesses received profits from foreign officials during his time as president in violation of the law.
The justices, though, remanded the cases back to the lower courts on Monday with instructions to dismiss the legal battles as moot. The move came just days after Mr. Trump formally left office and is no longer a government official. (read more)