Accepting a share of partnership profits is considered an emolument
where some portion of the share is derived from the partnership's representation of a foreign government.
A former minister who has been accused of abusing his position, was provided with emoluments
according to a royal decree, he said.
The suit, expected to be announced Monday, would allege the president breached the Constitution's anti-corruption clause, also known as foreign emoluments
clause, by taking payments and benefits since assuming office.
This man is grossly overpaid, even taking into account his trade union emolument
, which surely should be paid by the Union and not Birmingham City Council.
Constitution specifies: "No Title of Nobility shall be granted by the United States: And no 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.
Constitution that states: "The President shall, at stated times, receive for his services, a compensation, which shall neither be increased nor diminished during the period for which he shall have been elected, and he shall not receive within that period any other emolument
from the United States or any of them.
Alice Leguay, Emolument
cofounder and chief operating officer, said: "Despite high-delta remuneration, finance jobs are not topping our table.
Clause permits the president to collect a salary but bars him from receiving any other emolument
from the United States or any state or to accept any present, emolument
, officer, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince or foreign state without congressional consent.
So they wrote a strict rule into the text of the Constitution, the Foreign Emoluments
Clause, which provides that federal officeholders may not "accept of any present, emolument
, office, or title, of any kind whatever, from any king, prince, or foreign state" without Congress's approval.
One clause prohibits officials from accepting"any present, emolument
, office, or title, of any kind whatever" from foreign governments unless Congress approves; another bars presidents from getting payments from federal or state governments other than their salaries.
As the days seem to inch as slowly as possible to the long weekend , we wondered too, and Emolument
gave us some answers.
2) The Domestic Emoluments
Clause provides that the president's salary shall remain fixed during his term, and that the president cannot receive any emolument
other than his statutory salary, from any state government or any part of the federal government, during his term of office.