(The Hill) A Democratic lawmaker in the House has introduced a bill aimed at preventing federal officials from spending public money at any of President Trump's hotel properties.
Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said the purpose of the bill, the Heightened Oversight of Travel, Eating and Lodging (HOTEL) Act, is to "help stop President Donald Trump’s ongoing violations of the Constitution’s Domestic Emoluments Clause."
The HOTEL Act would bar government agencies from using public funds at any properties owned by the president, his family or the head of any other an executive agency.
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