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Washington restaurant sues Trump

Husband and wife restaurateurs Khalid Pitts and Diane Gross speak during a news conference about their unfair competition lawsuit against President Donald Trump. Picture: Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP

HOW do you compete with a restaurant at President Donald Trump’s hotel down the road from the White House?

Two Washington restaurateurs argue you can’t — and have sued him over it.

They aren’t seeking monetary damages but are asking Trump to remedy the unfair competition — by resigning, divesting from the hotel or closing it while he’s president. Pitts and Gross are represented by business and government watchdog attorneys who say they are working for free.

Alan Garten, lead lawyer for the Tru…

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