Trump sued by 200 Democratic lawmakers over foreign payments

Senators and representatives say money flowing into president’s business empire violates emoluments clause of constitution

Almost 200 Democratic lawmakers are suing Donald Trump over foreign money flowing into his global business empire.

The senators and representatives are plaintiffs in a lawsuit alleging Trump is violating the emoluments clause of the constitution. It is being filed early on Wednesday in the US district court for the District of Columbia, the lawmakers said.

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