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The DOJ Is Hanging Its Entire Census Case On One Paragraph

on May 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.
<> on May 10, 2017 in Washington, DC.
April 23, 2019 4:15 pm

Solicitor General Noel Francisco’s defense in front of the Supreme Court Tuesday of Secretary Wilbur Ross’ addition of a citizenship question to the census primarily came down to one paragraph buried deep in a Census Bureau analysis — one of several that Bureau experts put together advising Ross against including the question on decennial survey.

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