Of all of the parts of the U.S. Constitution, none have been more trampled on by the Trump administration than the Emoluments Clause forbidding a president from enriching themselves while serving. Trump claimed on Monday that the Emoluments Clause was “phony” and then proceeded to reveal information that he wouldn’t know unless he was still (illegally) running his business. Ring of Fire’s Farron Cousins discusses this.

Farron Cousins is the executive editor of The Trial Lawyer magazine and a contributing writer at DeSmogBlog.com. 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