President Trump Backs Down on Adding Citizenship Question to Census


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President Donald Trump is no longer pushing to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, averting what legal experts say would have raised thorny constitutional and legal issues. Instead, Trump issued an executive order Thursday that directs other federal agencies and departments to provide documents and data to the Commerce Department in order to come up with citizenship data through other means.

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