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Trump shields census documents from Congress as contempt vote looms

Reuters Wednesday, 12 June 2019
President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations.
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A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to adding a citizenship question to the U.S. census. Nathan Frandino...

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