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(2,848 posts)
Fri Dec 22, 2017, 11:14 AM Dec 2017

Judge throws out ethics case against President Trump

The group claimed Trump's "vast, complicated and secret" business interests are causing conflicts of interest and violate the U.S. Constitution. A nonprofit restaurant group, a woman who books events at D.C. hotels, and a New York hotel and restaurant owner later joined the ethics group as plaintiffs.

But U.S. District Judge George Daniels said in a decision Thursday that the plaintiffs did not have legal standing to bring the suit. He granted a motion by the Department of Justice to dismiss the case.


Must have been a rePuke appointee.
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Judge throws out ethics case against President Trump (Original Post) Joe941 Dec 2017 OP
So much corruption among America's judges member12 Dec 2017 #1
Please provide evidence of your claim OldHippieChick Dec 2017 #5
Clinton appointee atreides1 Dec 2017 #2
great minds... CurtEastPoint Dec 2017 #4
Assumptions can be awkward mythology Dec 2017 #8
Clinton appointee. CurtEastPoint Dec 2017 #3
Its not a conspiracy folks Loki Liesmith Dec 2017 #6
And The Law On That Seems Quite Settled ProfessorGAC Dec 2017 #7


(16,061 posts)
2. Clinton appointee
Fri Dec 22, 2017, 11:20 AM
Dec 2017

Daniels was nominated by President Bill Clinton on August 5, 1999 to a seat on the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, vacated by Robert P. Patterson, Jr.. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on February 24, 2000, and received his commission on March 9, 2000.


(64,728 posts)
7. And The Law On That Seems Quite Settled
Fri Dec 22, 2017, 11:31 AM
Dec 2017

Maybe it would have worked as a class action with the American people being the class, but i think this judge had no choice.

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