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Trump Announces Census Citizenship EO

President Trump just outflanked the Swamp’s bureaucratic red tape by announcing Thursday that he plans to put the citizenship question on the 2020 census through Executive Order. “They’re spending 15 to 20 billion dollars on a census. They’re asking everything except, ‘Are you a citizen of the United States?’ How ridiculous is that? So we are moving forward. We have a couple of avenues.” Read more…

Here’s more from The Hill…

President Trump on Thursday plans to announce an executive action related to the census, according to a White House official.

The action is expected to address the citizenship question that the Supreme Court recently blocked the administration from adding to the 2020 census. Trump tweeted that he will hold a news conference in the afternoon “on the Census and Citizenship.”

White House officials declined to discuss the content of the executive action, but said it may not be a full-blown executive order.

Trump has hinted in recent days that he may use an executive order to force the inclusion of a citizenship question on census forms following the high court’s decision in late June.

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