Trump's Bid To Revive Emoluments Case Moot, Justices Told

By Julia Arciga (December 15, 2020, 2:39 PM EST) -- A nonprofit group on Monday urged the U.S. Supreme Court to deny President Donald Trump's petition to review a Second Circuit decision that kept alive claims he violated the U.S. Constitution's emoluments clause, stating the case will soon be moot when President-elect Joe Biden is sworn into office.

Nonprofit watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington told the high court the case was "on the brink of becoming moot" since the other plaintiffs in the matter — including restaurateur and hotelier Eric Goode — have only sought relief for Trump's alleged luring of dignitaries to his branded establishments in his...

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