New York Times: Lawsuit Challenges Secrecy of White House Advisers on Infrastructure


A nonprofit group filed suit against President Trump on Tuesday, claiming that he illegally convened an advisory council to develop a plan to overhaul the nation’s infrastructure without the required public disclosures.


“What we’re seeing here is almost a wholesale avoidance of the Advisory Committee Act by the Trump administration, and that is dangerous, because it allows this basically shadow government to form,” said Lawrence M. Noble, the general counsel of the Campaign Legal Center, a nonpartisan group.

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