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How Trump’s Census Order Is Making A Privacy Debate More Complicated

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 07: President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press before departing from the White House en route to Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on August 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is will v... WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 07: President Donald Trump speaks to members of the press before departing from the White House en route to Dayton, Ohio and El Paso, Texas on August 7, 2019 in Washington, DC. Trump is will visit the two cities to meet with victims and law enforcement following a pair of deadly shooting attacks last weekend. (Photo by Zach Gibson/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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August 14, 2019 1:55 pm

For weeks, outside redistricting and census experts have been ringing alarm bells about whether the Census Bureau was going to be able to pull off a Trump-ordered data project that would help red states gerrymander their maps based on citizenship.

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