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Archive of entries posted on 12th September 2017

The Office of Congressional Ethics Throws a Hand Grenade into the Foreign Emoluments Clause Litigation

The debate over the Foreign Emoluments Clause took an interesting twist yesterday when the House Ethics Committee released this report (hat tip Paul Singer) from the Office of Congressional Ethics (OCE) regarding Delegate Madeleine Bordallo (D-Guam). The relevant facts are as follows. Delegate Bordallo owns a residential property in Guam, which she has leased to [...]