ACLU sues Trump alleging election commission lacks transparency




  • In US
  • 2017-07-10 17:32:22Z
  • By Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The American Civil Liberties Union on Monday said it had filed a lawsuit against U.S. President Donald Trump's election commission, saying it had failed to follow federal law governing public access and transparency for such advisory groups.

The ACLU said in a statement that the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity had already held its first meeting without giving any notice or opening it to the public, and that its upcoming meeting would only be available via webcast. The commission last week said it would meet on July 19.

(This story has been refiled to change headline to make it "alleging" instead of "over".)

(Reporting by Susan Heavey; Editing by Jonathan Oatis)

COMMENTS

More Related News

Trump labels father of UCLA player an
Trump labels father of UCLA player an 'ungrateful fool'

In a series of tweets fired off before dawn on the first day of his Thanksgiving vacation, the president complained yet again that LaVar Ball, father of LiAngelo Hall, hasn't given him credit for the release of his son and two other UCLA basketball players from detention in China. ''Too

'We don't need a liberal:' Trump discounts Moore accusations

President Donald Trump on Tuesday discounted allegations of sexual assault against Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore and said voters should not support Moore's "liberal" rival. Trump ...

Sarah Silverman Says She 'Fell In Love' With Trump Voters While Traveling
Sarah Silverman Says She 'Fell In Love' With Trump Voters While Traveling

Sarah Silverman has some things to say about Trump voters she's encountered while traveling for work ― and they're all positive!

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order
Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge on Monday permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies
Before elephants, US loosened limits on lion trophies

One month before the Trump administration sparked outrage by reversing a ban on trophies from threatened African elephants, federal officials quietly loosened restrictions on the importation of heads and ...

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked with *

Cancel reply

Comments

Top News: US

facebook
Hit "Like"
Don't miss any important news
Thanks, you don't need to show me this anymore.