Because the President oversees the GSA, Trump effectively became both landlord and tenant when he was sworn in.
Bell also projectedthe emoluments clause, an anti-bribery provision that forbids any US president from receiving gifts from foreign leaders and is derived from the Latin word "emolumentum", meaning "profit" or "gain". "That's clear, I don't need to embellish". One of the messages points to the entrance, letting the world know that "Trump bribes go here" and another spells out the Emoluments clause, a provision of the Constitution which restricts members of government from, basically, profiting from office, something that's been somewhat overtly ignored by the Trump administration and his family.
The Emoluments Clause was written specifically to prevent USA officials from accepting money from a foreign state.
An artist/hero in Washington D.C. has truly done the Lord's work tonight.
However, the federal government determined in March that it was not violating its lease or the clause with the agreement because, according to them, the legal arrangements Trump set up will ensure that he gets no money from the hotel while he is in office.
While the projections were met with praise by some, supporters of the president maintain there is no proof or evidence of collusion between Trump and Russian Federation. It all started at the end of November, when he and several other folks projected the message "Experts Agree: Trump is a Pig" on to the front of the building (a reference to the late 1980s campaign by the activist group Positive Force declaring the same of Reagan's attorney general, Edwin Meese).
Bell told CNN that his goal was to draw attention to accusations that Trump was allowing foreign leaders to gain access in exchange for staying at his luxury hotel. "Arts are what inform people".
"That is one of the big things that I'm trying to do - using our artwork to explain these stories that are tricky" said Bell, an artist and filmmaker based in the District.
Monday's projections didn't last long - just 10 minutes, until a pair of security guards walked over and blocked out the light - but the photos live on in social media. "There will be a lot more projections to come", he said.
Bell says he enjoys doing these guerrilla projects since they can transform a random government building into a wild conversation piece. "Unfortunately he keeps doing frightful things, so we keep having to go back there".
The actor made his film debut in the 1977 film The Goodbye Girl , and built a career on playing mainly darker, villainous roles. Boothe's family are considering a memorial celebration in honor of the late actor, but the date is yet to be confirmed .
Are you upset that Scream Queens was cancelled? Scream Queens will join several other series that have been cancelled by FOX . However, keen to give the Chanels another coat of nail polish, we only got a soft reboot from Murphy ahead of Season 2.
Rumors surfaced last week that hackers were demanding a ransom for a pirate copy of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi ". Iger, who didn't disclose the name of the film, confirmed that Disney won't give in to the demands.
News coverage about Rite Aid (NYSE: RAD ) has trended somewhat positive on Monday, AlphaOne Sentiment Analysis reports. It is the "top line" or "gross income" figure from which costs are subtracted to determine net income.
NBC News reports that the death of a 16-year-old student last month in SC has officially been deemed a caffeine overdose . Watts said the final cause of death was due to a caffeine-induced cardiac event causing a probable arrhythmia.
BBC reports on the situation in the article headlined North Korea tension: China "seriously concerned" about nuclear threats . Mr Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of an "iron-clad" alliance.
Macron said his task was to rebuild European unity, fix the French economy and ensure security against extremist threats. Ferrand also said the names of Macron's 577 candidates in the legislative elections would be announced this Thursday.
Fans were told to remain in their seats with the players scheduled to do a lap of the stadium when the match finished. On the other hand, West Ham edged out Premier League high-flyers Tottenham Hotspur 1-0 in their last game.
The tweet came the morning after Trump asserted Comey had told him three times he wasn't under FBI investigation. Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless. "To date, there has been no evidence of collusion", Burr said.
The pair had just attended mass on Sunday, Mother's Day, when driver Ann Riolo backed into them while trying to leave the bakery. Diane Aluska was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center in West Islip where she was pronounced dead, police said.
USA presidents of both parties have repeatedly waived a US law requiring the embassy be moved to Jerusalem. But Tillerson linked Trump's deliberations directly to his aspirations for brokering Mideast peace.
Another Earnings Season Victim — Dick's Sporting Goods
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Spurs star Leonard will play in Golden State opener
The Warriors won the NBA Championship after beating the Cavaliers in 2015, and then lost in seven games to the Cavs in 2016. San Antonio is heading to the Western Conference finals for the 13th time thanks to a player who has never been there.
'Scandal' to end after Season 7
In addition, Joe Morton and Dan Bucatinsky have both received Emmy Awards for Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. After Season 4, Rhimes even told The Hollywood Reporterthat Scandal wouldn't be a "10-season or eight-season show".
Oil rises above $52
Over in the U.S. , equities rose more than 0.4 percent across the board, with energy stocks contributing to the gains. Brent crude futures were at $52.05 per barrel at 0129 GMT, up 23 cents, or 0.44 percent, from their last close.
Cavaliers to wear ads on jerseys next season
The tire company, founded and headquartered in Akron, Ohio, signed a multiyear deal to be on the team's jerseys. The company was also a founding member of the National Basketball League, a precursor to the NBA, in the 1930s.
Sega Wants to Revive 'Major IPs'
In their Road to 2020 business presentation , the company outlines strategies for creating titles that "will become global hits". This will no doubt come as good news to classic Sega fans, as countless franchises have fell by the wayside in recent years.