No Man is Above the Law

[N]o person holding any office of profit or trust under them, shall, without the consent of the Congress, accept of any present, emolument, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state.
— — Article I, Section 9, Clause 8 of the United States Constitution

Dahlia Lithwick covers The Supreme Court for Slate; her podcast, Amicus, informs listeners about the current issues before the court. In this week's episode, Lithwick interviews the legal scholar, Zephyr Teachout, who discusses the Constitutional problems President-Elect Trump will face on day one of his Presidency.  

Amicus | Dahlia Lithwick | Slate | Corruption in America

Trump is on target to violate the Constitution the moment he takes the oath of office | by Jennifer Rubin | The Washington Post | 12.18.16

The Emoluments Clause: Its text, meaning, and application to Donald J. Trump | by Norman Eisen, Richard Painter, and Lawrence Tribe |  Brookings Institution | 12.16.16