Back in July, The Hill reported that Democratic lawmakers appealed their emoluments case against President Trump to the Supreme Court after a federal appeals court ruled that they lacked standing to sue over alleged constitutional violations.
Today, the Supreme Court has denied the appeal of Democratic lawmakers:
Breaking: Supreme Court denies Democrats' emoluments bid against Trump
Background on case here: https://t.co/Z9cgie79vD
— John Kruzel (@johnkruzel) October 13, 2020
BREAKING: Supreme Court rejects Democrats' emoluments lawsuit against President Trump
— SV News 🚨 (@SVNewsAlerts) October 13, 2020
*DEMOCRATS REJECTED BY SUPREME COURT IN TRUMP EMOLUMENTS SUIT
— zerohedge (@zerohedge) October 13, 2020
This case, BLUMENTHAL, RICHARD, ET AL. V. TRUMP, PRESIDENT OF U.S., was listed under “CERTIORARI DENIED” in today’s order from the Supreme Court. There was no reason nor opinion given for the decision.
The case began in 2017 and now it’s finally dead. Trump will no doubt be thrilled!