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Fast Walker 52

(7,723 posts)
Wed Nov 23, 2016, 02:45 PM Nov 2016

Instant corruption with Trump [View all]

When or if Trump is sworn in as president in less than two months, he will immediately start profiting from his businesses around the world that have his name on them. Taking foreign money as president is a violation of the Constitution. How is this not a problem for Republicans? The only thing I can figure is that the GOP is using this as a built-in escape mechanism if they can't control Trump and they can use it as leverage to get him to do what they want. This is the most incredibly corrupt system I can imagine and it's just too crazy coming from a guy who said he wanted to "drain the swamp".

Good job GOP!


Article II, section I, subsection 7 of the US constitution.
The President shall, at stated Times, receive for his Services, a Compensation, which shall neither be encreased nor diminished during the Period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that Period any other Emolument from the United States, or any of them.

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