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Donald Trump drops citizenship question, uses executive powers to get population data

2019-07-11 79 44 7,384 YouTube

Donald Trump is speaking on the 2020 census and he's expected to drop his efforts to add a citizenship question, a senior administration official confirmed. As recently as Thursday morning, Trump had been expected to take executive action directing his officials to add the question to the census, a step that would have come just days after the Justice Department said it would abide by the Supreme Court ruling. Instead, the president is expected to direct his administration to obtain citizenship data through other means. Read more: