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Judd Legum has a tale to tell: 2. Since 2006, Trump has sought to trademark his brand in China…
Judd Legum has a tale to tell:
2. Since 2006, Trump has sought to trademark his brand in China. It wasn’t going well. He kept losing in court. — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 16, 2017
4. Then, late last week, Trump abruptly reversed course. Said he was committed to one China pic.twitter.com/df0m5kfclm — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 16, 2017
6. This fits squarely into the definition of an emolument. Trump is getting something of value from a foreign gov’t — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 16, 2017
7. He couldn’t get it when he wasn’t president but he can get it now. — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 16, 2017
8. Kind of amazing that, amid all the chaos, this story — which should be a major scandal — barely gets notice — Judd Legum (@JuddLegum) February 16, 2017
Here’s an AP story on the trademark award:
The government of China awarded U.

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