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Department of Justice hands 2020 census-related questions to new team of lawyers

Posted on AllSides July 8th, 2019
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The Department of Justice announced Sunday that a new team of Civil Division lawyers will take over handling of all 2020 census-related questions.

The changing of hands comes as President Donald Trump continues to push for the addition of a controversial citizenship question to the census, which takes place every 10 years.

A statement from DOJ spokeswoman Kerri Kupec did not reveal why the change was made, but stated that the lawyers who have represented the United States in these cases so far "have consistently demonstrated the highest professionalism,...

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