WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — A petition published on the White House website on Friday immediately after the inauguration of President Donald Trump.
"The unprecedented economic conflicts of this administration need to be visible to the American people, including any pertinent documentation which can reveal the foreign influences and financial interests which may put Donald Trump in conflict with the emoluments clause of the Constitution," the petition says.
In November, the US Congressional Research Service said in a report that the federal emolument ethics law “might technically apply to the President" to prevent conflicts of interest.
Earlier in January, Trump reiterated the notion that he would not be releasing his tax returns because he is under audit.
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