How has Trump violated that? By the way, presidents accept gifts from foreign governments all the time. But I still don’t see how using Doral (which isn’t happening) would violate the clause if it was done for no profit. I’d say it probably violates ethics rules as the president is supposed to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest.
Except THAT’S NOT TRUE. :)
I have and and I stated my view. I don’t think using Doral, at no profit, is a violation. I questioned the ethics, however, becasue I think it violates those rules. You disagree and stated emphatically that it’s a violation of the emoluments clause, so I asked you to point to the specific section as you seemed to believe this to be a fact. You refuse, instead pointing out the obvious: that the clause is in the US Constitution. If you can’t do so, perhaps you could clarify that it’s simply your opinion with no ability to point to specifics.
Also, I asked for your proof that Doral is losing money and instead you refer to an undisclosed lawsuit. Again, no facts, just opinion?
More of an observation than a judgement, me thinks.
I don’t think so. There’s a Violet and Patty there and I’m sure Lucy is lurking about. No joy, though. :P
So, that would be no.
Can you specify the section of the emoluments clause that he’s violating? And are you sure Doral is losing money? If so, how do you know? Please provide supporting information.
Technically, if the resort is doing everything “at cost”, which is the plan, there is no profit and no violation of the emoluments clause. However, aren’t there ethics rules which require the prez, vp, congress, et al to avoid even the appearance of a conflict of interest?
Biden got several 88 mph “fastballs” belt high aaand…he fouled them off. Better than whiffing, but a younger Biden would have went yard on at least one of them.
If socialism is the far left, then, no thanks.
The numbers below are from a Cato institute survey. Part of the survey asked whether the respondent believed that “citizens taking violent action against the rich” is acceptable.
17% of Americans in general
47% of socialists
36% of liberals
35% of those under 30
With demographic trends favoring the young and a hard push towards socialism in the US, I can’t say I like the direction things are headed if these numbers are representative of reality.