On Take Care, Jed Shugerman writes that arguments that George Washington's violations of the Emoluments Clause legitimize President Trump's Emoluments Clause violation are incorrect.
President Trump is not built for the challenge of separating his public responsibility from his private legal interests, writes former White House Counsel Bob Bauer at Lawfare.
The Trump Organization announced plans for a new three-star hotel chain with “patriotic flair,” which will make its debut in Mississippi, a state that President Trump won by 18 points (NYT, WaPo).
Eric Trump says he still discusses Trump Organization business matters with President Trump, but claims it is impossible for the President to have conflicts of interest (Politico).
Democrats plan to sue Trump over conflicts of interest arising out of the emoluments clause.
The New Yorker takes a look at how the Trump White House is undermining ethics requirements.
Matthew Stephenson provides an update on the various conflict of interest issues facing the Trump Administration at The Global Corruption Blog.