Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner sued

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Ivanka Trump and husband and fellow White House adviser Jared Kushner were sued on Sunday for alleged illegal omissions on their public financial disclosure forms.

Washington lawyer Jeffrey Lovitky, who personally filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Washington, claims that the couple failed to identify assets they owned by 30 investment funds. The complaint filed also says the Kushners neglected to declare the value of and income they derived from two investment vehicles.

The suit notes that in a half dozen instances, Kushner’s report indicates that more detailed information is not being provided because a “pre-existing confidentiality agreement” precludes disclosure, according to a report in Politico.

“The [Ethics in Government Act] does not allow a reporting individual to refuse to disclose the underlying assets of an investment vehicle, on the basis that such disclosure would violate a pre-existing confidentiality agreement. Nor does the EIGA allow a reporting individual to refuse to disclose the amount of income derived from any underlying asset of an investment vehicle, on the basis that such disclosure would violate a pre-existing confidentiality agreement,” according to the lawsuit.

Lovitky specializes in health care finance law and sometimes files civil rights cases. He filed a similar suit against President Donald Trump in March which is still pending.

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