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Foreign governments allegedly paid millions of dollars to Trump during his presidency

Foreign governments allegedly paid millions of dollars to Trump during his presidency

House Democrats said foreign governments paid millions of dollars to Donald Trump's real estate empire during his presidency a report It is a 156-page story that accuses the former tenant of the White House of violating the US Constitution by exploiting his position to enrich himself.

According to this a report Trump's companies, drawn up by Democrats on the House Oversight Committee, accepted at least $7.8 million from corrupt or authoritarian governments, including those of China, Saudi Arabia and Qatar. Relying on documents obtained when they formed the majority in this committee, Democrats accuse the former president of violating the constitutional Foreign Emoluments Clause, which prohibits the president from benefiting from foreign governments without the approval of Congress.

“It is true that $7.8 million represents only a fraction of the money Mr. Trump has illegally raised from foreign countries, but that number in itself constitutes a scandal and a crucial incitement to action.” books Maryland Rep. Jamie Raskin, the ranking Democrat on the Oversight Committee, leads the report.

This report comes at a time when Republicans on the same Oversight Committee are engaged in an impeachment investigation of Joe Biden and motivated by the controversial affairs of his son Hunter.

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