10 Things To Know: June 13th, 2017

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10 things you need to know today

1. D.C. and Maryland file lawsuit accusing Trump of violating emoluments clause
The attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia filed a federal lawsuit Mondayaccusing President Trump of violating the Constitution’s anti-corruption emoluments clause by profiting from payments from foreign government sources. Trump has retained ownership of his real estate empire but transferred day-to-day control to his sons, although he continues to get information on the Trump Organization’s operations and profit reports. „The suit alleges that President Trump is flagrantly violating the Constitution,“ said D.C. Attorney General Karl Racine, who like Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh is a Democrat. The lawsuit, the first of its kind filed by government entities, also seeks Trump’s tax returns, which he has declined to release, through the discovery process.Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify Tuesday before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an…

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