Recently, a district court in New York threw out an emoluments clause lawsuit against the President, but last week a 2nd Circuit Panel said that the lawsuit is back on. This is bad news for Trump, as he has failed to fully divest from his businesses and is raking in millions of dollars from his companies on the backs of American taxpayers. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.


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Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at He is the co-host / guest host for Ring of Fire Radio. His writings have appeared on Alternet, Truthout, and The Huffington Post. Farron received his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of West Florida in 2005 and became a member of American MENSA in 2009. Follow him on Twitter @farronbalanced