Emoluments Clause

Posted by admin on Saturday, January 7, 2017

Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution requires immediate divesting of financial and business interests by any president. Article I, Section 9 of the U.S. Constitution reads:

No Person holding any Office of Profit of Trust under them, shall, without the Consent of the Congress, accept any pre-sent, Emolument, Office, or Title, of any kind whatever, from any King, Prince, or foreign State
–U.S. Constitution: Art. I, Sec. 9, Clause 8

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