How Elijah Cummings Helped Blow Up The Census Citizenship Question

UNITED STATES - MAY 19: Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., stops to speak in front of the cameras after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's briefing of the House Representatives on the firing of former FBI Director Ja... UNITED STATES - MAY 19: Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., stops to speak in front of the cameras after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's briefing of the House Representatives on the firing of former FBI Director James Comey and the investigation into Russia's interference in the 2016 campaign on Friday, May 19, 2017. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) (CQ Roll Call via AP Images) MORE LESS
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October 17, 2019 11:43 a.m.

The late House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) made investigating the President Trump’s census citizenship question a priority as he retook the gavel this year — and, in that probe, uncovered a key piece of evidence that helped the question’s legal challengers blow open the case.

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