Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government

Zawya | July 12, 2019

Trump drops census citizenship question, vows to get data from government
U.S. President Donald Trump retreated on Thursday from adding a contentious question on citizenship to the 2020 census, but insisted he was not giving up his fight to count how many non citizens are in the country and ordered government agencies to mine their databases. Trump is plan to add the question to the census hit a roadblock two weeks ago when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against his administration, which had said new data on citizenship would help to better enforce the Voting Rights Act, which protects minority rights.

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President Trump traveled to Texas last week, touring the International Union of Operating Engineers' training center and signing two important executive orders on energy and infrastructure.