Trump: ‘Totally Ridiculous’ To Have Census Without Citizenship Question

By The Hill
Posted on 06/12/19 | News Source: MATZAV

President Trump on Wednesday defended his administration’s controversial decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.

“I think it’s totally ridiculous that we would have a census without asking,” Trump said during an Oval Office meeting with the president of Poland.

His remarks came the same day the Justice Department announced that Trump had invoked executive privilege to block congressional investigators from viewing documents related to the administration’s move to add the citizenship question.

A citizenship question has not been included in census questions for all U.S. households since 1950.

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