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TV (Democracy Now!): Rep. John Conyers: Why I Am Suing President Trump

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Nearly 200 Democratic congressmembers are suing President Trump, accusing him of violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution by accepting millions of dollars in payments from foreign governments to his companies while serving as U.S. president. The attorneys general of Maryland and D.C. have filed a similar lawsuit against the president. Host Amy Goodman spoke with the longest-serving member of Congress, Democrat John Conyers of Michigan. He has served in Congress since 1965.