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Maryland and DC lack standing to sue president in emoluments suit (access required)

President Trump will no longer face a suit brought by Maryland and the District of Columbia over his alleged violation of the Emoluments clause after the court granted the president’s petition for writ of mandamus and concluded the plaintiffs lacked standing. Background The District of Columbia and the State of Maryland commenced this action against Donald J. ...