"It’s unlikely that the Republican Congress will impeach Trump for his violations of the Emoluments Clause
. However, state attorneys general could hold Trump accountable through the legal system by filing lawsuits like the one Free Speech for People suggests. Known as a “Quo Warranto” proceeding, it would allow a judge to determine whether the corporation is a conduit for illegal activity. New York is the ideal venue for such a lawsuit, as The Trump Organization is incorporated in the state. If it were to succeed, the remedies under NY law could include “revoking or dissolving the corporate charter
, enjoining it from exercising the illegal activity, and imposing a financial penalty on the corporation. “The company’s history, and that of its namesake, give every reason to expect that illegal activities will increase the longer that President Trump remains in the White House."
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