Donald Trump Has Been Sued More Than 50 Times Since Becoming President

President Donald Trump was known for being a litigious businessman, and now it seems that reputation will follow him to the presidency: he’s been named in more than 50 lawsuits in just over two weeks.

according to NBC News. This is a significantly higher number than his predecessors—President Obama was named in three lawsuits during the same time period.

business entanglements to his executive actions on immigration. Here’s a sampling:

San Francisco is suing him over sanctuary cities

WHO IS SUING: The City of San Francisco

restricting federal funding to so-called sanctuary cities for undocumented immigrants is unconstitutional.

WHAT = THEY SAID: “The president’s executive order is not only unconstitutional, it’s un-American. That’s why we must stand up and oppose it,” said San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera.

The American Civil Liberties Union says the travel ban discriminates against Muslims

WHO IS SUING: The American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has filed multiple lawsuits around the country with different plaintiffs who were affected by the travel ban, from two Iranian national University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth associate professors who were detained returning from an engineering conference, to an Iraqi man detained in New York who had been granted a visa to join his wife and young son already living as refugees in the United States.

travel ban violates the religious freedom of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries who were blocked from entering the United States.


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