The watchdog group American Oversight on Thursday filed a lawsuit against President Donald Trump and White House adviser Jared Kushner, alleging a private Trump advisory group on clemency is violating federal law.

Harry Sandick and Daniel Ruzumna of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler filed the suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on behalf of the watchdog group, alleging the clemency advisers are violating the Federal Advisory Committee Act by not filing a charter, and by keeping their meetings and documents concealed from the public.

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