Trump abandons bid to include citizenship question on census
Friday, 12 July 2019 () WASHINGTON (AP) — Just a week after insisting that he was “absolutely moving forward,” President Donald Trump abandoned his effort to insert a citizenship question into next year’s census. He directed federal agencies to try to compile the information using existing databases instead. “It is essential that we have a clear breakdown of the number […]
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he was dropping his effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census but will sign an executive order telling federal agencies to provide citizenship data to the Commerce Department. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).