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Judge rejects citizenship question for 2020 US census

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A federal judge on Tuesday set aside U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’s decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census questionnaire.

U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman in Manhattan said opponents of the question proved it was more likely than not that they would be harmed by the addition of the question, and that Ross’s actions violated federal law.

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Reporting by Jonathan Stempel in New York; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama


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‘He’s going to get so many people killed’: Viewers shocked after watching #TrumpPressBriefing

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President Donald Trump spent almost two hours briefing the nation about coronavirus on Saturday.

Trump warned "there will be a lot of death," but said "we're going to open our country again" -- without offering a date.

He also complained about impeachment and considered a special exemption to allow churches to open for Easter.

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Trump may allow churches to open for Easter despite local bans: ‘Something we should talk about’

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"Maybe we could allow special, for churches, maybe we could talk about it. Maybe we could allow them, with great separation outside, on Easter Sunday. I dunno, it's something we should talk about."

"We're not going to churches on Palm Sunday. But think of next Sunday -- Easter," Trump said.

"And I brought it up before, I said, maybe we could allow special -- for churches, maybe we could talk about it. Maybe we could allow them, with great separation outside, on Easter Sunday," he said.

"I dunno, it's something we should talk about," Trump added.

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Trump has no idea how coronavirus is transmitted from person to person and therefore doesn't get why packed churches amid a pandemic is a bad idea. This clip of him talking about how he considered an Easter exemption from social distancing shows it. pic.twitter.com/G4LXzNIGKf

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‘Somebody ought to sue his ass off’: Trump bashes fired intel Inspector General for Ukraine whistleblower report

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