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Trump Named in More Lawsuits Than Previous 3 Presidents Combined

Since being sworn in Jan. 20, Trump has been named in 52 federal cases in 17 different states

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    Trump Named in More Lawsuits Than Previous 3 Presidents Combined
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    File Photo—President Donald Trump holds up one of the executive actions that he signed in the Oval Office on Jan. 28, 2017 in Washington, D.C.

    President Donald Trump has been named in more than 50 lawsuits since taking the oath of office, a staggering number compared to the first days of past administrations, NBC News reported.

    Since being sworn in Jan. 20, Trump has been named in 52 federal cases in 17 different states, according to the Administrative Office of the United States Courts. Comparatively, Barack Obama was named in three and George W. Bush and Bill Clinton were each named in four cases between Jan. 20 and Feb. 1.

    While the president is often named in court cases against the federal government, the Trump administration is facing a wave of legal challenges for its two controversial executive orders that focus on immigrants from Muslim-majority nations or immigrants who entered the U.S. illegally. They also will have to battle a lawsuit over Trump's possible conflicts related to his business holdings.