December 12, 2016 By Taegan Goddard\
‘President-elect Donald Trump “is scheduled to testify under oath at Trump Tower in January, just weeks before the inauguration, in a lawsuits tied to his Washington D.C. hotel,” USA Today reports’.
“His lawyers are battling over special conditions Trump is seeking because of his new position.”
From : https://politicalwire.com/2016/12/12/trump-faces-deposition-just-inauguration/
‘During the presidential campaign, Trump pledged to sign the legislation “to protect the deeply held religious beliefs of Catholics and the beliefs of Americans of all faiths.”
‘The Republican sponsors of a so-called “religious freedom” bill plan on re-introducing the legislation next year in the hopes that Donald Trump’s election will boost chances for the bill to be signed into law, Buzzfeed News reported’.
‘The bill, the First Amendment Defense Act, would ban the federal government from revoking tax exemptions from or denying grants to individuals or corporations with religious or “moral” beliefs opposing same-sex marriage’.
‘Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced the legislation last year’.
“Hopefully November’s results will give us the momentum we need to get this done next year,” Conn Carroll, a spokesman for Lee, told Buzzfeed’.
From : http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/first-amendment-defense-act-trump