Justice lawyers want an appeals court to take the case instead. They filed papers Monday asking the U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, to overrule the Maryland federal judge and allow a mid-case appeal or to dismiss the case outright.
A Pennsylvania man who brought a semi-automatic pistol and an AR-15-style rifle to the Trump Hotel in D.C. last year pleaded guilty to a firearms offense on Friday.
At issue is the Constitution’s “emoluments” clause, which prohibits a president and other government employees from accepting gifts and payments from foreign or state governments without congressional approval. A private lawyer for President Donald Trump says the president cannot be sued in the matter either as an individual or in his official capacity.
“THIS PLACE IS A SHITHOLE” flashed onto the facade of Trump Hotel in D.C. on Saturday, among other statements protesting his alleged comments on immigration. See photos and video of the projections.
Robin Bell, a Washington-based artist and filmmaker, says he used a video projector to splash words across an entrance to the hotel Monday night. See video and photos.
The Trump Organization has settled another dispute involving a well known chef and the Trump International Hotel, in D.C.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.