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  Federal Watchdog Finds Government Ignored Emoluments Clause With Trump Hotel
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Last EditedRP  Jan 16, 2019 03:19pm
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AuthorJessica Taylor
News DateWednesday, January 16, 2019 09:15:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionOfficials leasing the Old Post Office Building for the the Trump International Hotel in Washington improperly ignored the Constitution's anti-corruption clauses when they continued to lease the government property to President Trump even after he won the White House, according to an internal federal government watchdog.

The Inspector General for the General Services Administration, the agency that leased the building to Trump in 2013, said in a report published Wednesday that agency lawyers decided to ignore the constitutional issues when they reviewed the lease after Trump won the 2016 election.
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