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A group of nearly 200 democratic lawmakers have to sue, the standing of President Trump’s claims, he ruled against the US Constitution remuneration provision relating to a prohibition on the acceptance of gifts from foreign and domestic political interests, a federal district judge in Washington on Friday.

U.S. District Court judge Emmet Sullivan’s ruling does not Trump found guilty of the violation of the Constitution, but it allows Democrats to continue their case in the courtroom, where you have to make the case that he did it.

The lawsuit against Trump, under the leadership of sen. Richard Blumenthal from Connecticut, the nearly 200 Democrats in Congress, the claim that the President continues to be on generating income from the hotel business and other properties, in violation of the Constitution.

They argue that Trump favors received from a foreign government like the Chinese government brands for his company, and room-rent in the Trump International hotel in Washington, to enrich only trump card.

“This is a bomb victory allows us to move forward, to hold the President responsible for the violation, the chief of corruption-prohibition in the United States,” Constitution,” Blumenthal said after the decision. “President Trump was against him again and again with impunity and now we have as members to hold him to account.”

“This is a bomb victory allows us to move forward, to hold the President responsible for the violation, the chief of corruption-prohibition in the United States Constitution.”

U.S. Sen., Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn.

Trump’s lawyers said, can’t bring Democrats to make a case to the front, because you are injured personally by the President, but their colleagues in Congress. The legislature argues that because the White house did not ask for congressional ” authorization for acceptance of gifts of foreign and domestic interests, she suffered an injury.

While on Friday the verdict do not look into the motion to dismiss by the Department of justice, the case is, this is the second time that a Federal court has ruled the judge, that this unprecedented constitutional action against the President. In July, a Federal judge in Maryland said that a similar suit against the President can go, but only in relation to the trump in Washington, DC, hotel.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Lukas Mikelionis is a reporter for FoxNews.com. Follow him on Twitter @Lukas mikelionis.

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