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Thu Jul 11, 2019, 11:23 AM

Trump expected to announce executive action on census question

President Trump plans to hold a news conference Thursday where he's expected to announce an executive action related to the ongoing battle over the 2020 census.

The announcement is likely related to his administration's efforts to get a citizenship question on the census, after the Commerce Department's attempts were stalled last month by the Supreme Court. Any executive action would likely trigger a new legal battle.

The Supreme Court, in its opinion, did not say that the administration could not ask the question -- but made clear that they needed to provide a valid reason for it. The court challenged the reasoning given that the Justice Department wanted the question to better enforce the Voting Rights Act.

Since then, the Trump administration has given conflicting signals -- initially planning to print the census forms without the citizenship question and then renewing the push to include it.

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https://www.foxnews.com/politics/trump-to-discuss-census-citizenship-question-at-white-house-press-conference

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Response to Isidore (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 11:36 AM

1. He has a pen and he has a phone



The Left giggled when Obama did it

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Response to Gunslinger201 (Reply #1)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 12:12 PM

2. And the right/indies/sane people/etc giggled when the Obama didn't use it.........

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Response to Isidore (Original post)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 04:38 PM

3. How many of the illegals are going to admit to being non-citizens ?

These people LIE all the time.

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Response to Grumpy Pickle (Reply #3)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 04:44 PM

4. What purpose does the question serve if people will just lie when answering?  ( n/t )

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Response to Isidore (Reply #4)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 05:02 PM

5. Of course they will lie.

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Response to Grumpy Pickle (Reply #5)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 05:09 PM

6. Then why bother to put it on there?  ( n/t )

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Response to Isidore (Reply #6)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 05:14 PM

7. A sovereign nation should be able to know how many cheaters and liars

are illegally in the country.

It's a logical question....but we have so many cheaters and liars within the country, the question becomes moot.

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Response to Grumpy Pickle (Reply #7)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 05:22 PM

8. If the answer to the question doesn't produce accurate information due to people lying,

why go to the trouble and expense of getting the question on the census at all?

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Response to Isidore (Reply #8)

Thu Jul 11, 2019, 05:26 PM

9. It's been on the census for many years.

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Response to Grumpy Pickle (Reply #9)

Fri Jul 12, 2019, 12:11 AM

10. Why do you think it was removed in 2008?  ( n/t )

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