The actual case probably won’t be decided until after November’s election which is what Trump has tried have as he drags the case out…
If he loses the election?
One wonders if a Joe Biden Justice Department could go after any and all money Trump has made (Which has been hidden) while in office?
A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled against President Trump in a lawsuit alleging that he’s violated the Constitution’s Emoluments Clauses.
The decision from the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals keeps the case alive, rejecting the president’s efforts to preserve immunity from the suit, which was filed by the attorneys general from Washington, D.C., and Maryland.
The court did not rule on the merits of the case against Trump.
The majority in the 9-6 decision found that Trump had prematurely filed an appeal in the case before a district judge had ruled on his motion to remove him from the list of defendants in the suit.
“Here, the district court neither expressly nor implicitly refused to rule on immunity,” the majority wrote in a brief eight-page opinion. “It did not make any rulings with respect to the President in his individual capacity. To the contrary, the district court stated in writing that it intended to rule on the President’s individual capacity motion. Despite the President’s suggestion, the district court’s deferral did not result in a delay ‘beyond reasonable limits.’ ”
The case has been dormant since both sides argued before the circuit court in December. The full court decided to rehear the case after a three-judge panel sided with the president last year….