California passes a law I totally agree with

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Sometimes these things happen - a stopped clock is right twice/day. From FOX News:

California bill would ban stays at Trump hotels for state employees
State lawmakers in California are considering a bill that would prohibit state agencies from spending taxpayer money at any of the hotels owned by President Trump or his family.

The proposal, which was introduced by Democratic state Assemblyman Evan Low, would bar employees of any state agency from spending money at a Trump hotel while traveling for work.

“Public officials, at any level, should not profit off the constituents that they were elected to serve and represent,” Low said in a statement. “No branch of government is above the Constitution, and this legislation will ensure that California taxpayers are not further exploited by Donald Trump’s violations of the emoluments clause.”

First of all, it has been found that President Trump did not violate the emoluments clause which states that an elected official can not profit by use of their office. Something Hillary and the Biden and Kerry families need to be brought to task for. Trump is doing this entirely on his own dime. He is even returning his Presidential salary to the government.

Second - a really like this idea. Government officials should not be staying at luxury hotels at the taxpayer's expense. Make them stay at a Motel Six - they will leave the light on for them.

Tip of the hat to Don Surber for the link.

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