Trump Drops Bid to Have a Citizenship Question on the Census

He directed federal agencies to compile the information using existing databases instead.

  • Published 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 of citizens and non-citizens that make up the U.S. populations," Trump declared in a Rose Garden announcement, insisting that he… Read at AP News