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moslydeaf  ·  319 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump hotels exempted from ban on foreign payments under new [DOJ] stance

"But filings by the department since June 2017 reveal a new interpretation that “… would permit the president – and all federal officials – to accept unlimited amounts of money from foreign governments, as long as the money comes through commercial transactions with an entity owned by the federal official,” the professor writes."

If i'm understanding this correctly, now there is no need for politicians to even obfuscate their funding. Lobbyists are gonna have a good time. So much for taking money out of politics.