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Democratic Lawmakers Sue Trump, Handing The President Another Legal Challenge

Members of Congress say President Trump is violating the Constitution by profiting from foreign governments — without congressional consent. The more than 190 Democrats want the court to make it stop.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., is among more than 190 Democrats who are suing President Trump over his business deals involving foreign governments. / Alex Wong / Getty Images

More than 190 Democrats in Congress have joined together to sue President Trump on Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C.

They say Trump is violating the U.S. Constitution by profiting from business deals involving foreign governments — and doing so without congressional consent. And they want the court to make it stop.

Trump has

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