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WASHINGTON | Judge: Democrats in Congress can sue Trump over emoluments

WASHINGTON— A federal district judge in Washington says a group of nearly 200 Democratic senators and representatives has legal standing to sue President Donald Trump to prove he violated the U.S. Constitution’s emoluments provision banning the acceptance of gifts from foreign interests. The ruling by Judge Emmet G. Sullivan is the second decision by a … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Judge: Democrats in Congress can sue Trump over emoluments

JACKSON, Miss | Suit: Mississippi flag’s rebel symbol ‘racially demeaning’

JACKSON, Miss. | April 4, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The Mississippi flag is “racially demeaning and hostile” because it contains the Confederate battle emblem, says a new federal lawsuit that seeks to ban one city from any public display of the state banner. “Ocean Springs’ display of the Mississippi state flag is intended to — and does … Continue reading JACKSON, Miss | Suit: Mississippi flag’s rebel symbol ‘racially demeaning’