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Reversing course, Trump administration will look for a way to add citizenship question to 2020 Census

Posted on AllSides July 4th, 2019
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Justice Department, Commerce Department, citizenship question, US Census

The Justice Department said Wednesday that the government is looking for a way to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census, just one day after it said it would drop that effort and was printing the form without it.

The course reversal came just hours after President Trump said he was “absolutely moving forward” with adding the question, in a tweet that seemed to catch government lawyers off guard as they were summoned by two federal judges to explain the administration’s change of heart.

The reversal came during a...

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