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New York State petitions federal judge to block Trump from any more Census shenanigans

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On Friday, NPR correspondent Hansi Lo Wang reported that the the state of New York is petitioning District Judge Jesse Furman to issue an injunction blocking President Donald Trump’s officials from amending the 2020 Census to include a citizenship question:

The Supreme Court, led by Chief Justice John Roberts, refused to reverse a lower court’s decision putting the change on hold as evidence mounted that the administration lied about the question’s purpose. The Justice Department initially moved to stop litigating the matter, but Trump ordered them to continue and is now suggesting he’ll reinstate the question by executive order.

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Another district judge, George Hazel, has moved to allow discovery by plaintiffs on the citizenship question, to collect evidence that the administration deliberately sought to intimidate the Hispanic population and undercount non-white areas for congressional representation and funding.


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Rick Wilson obliterates Dems for letting Lewandowski get away with stonewalling: ‘So bad it makes me cringe’

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Anti-Trump Republican strategist Rick Wilson dropped the hammer on House Democrats Tuesday for letting Trump minion Corey Lewandowski make a mockery of their oversight powers.

After witnessing a House Judiciary Committee hearing that quickly devolved into a circus with Lewandowski stonewalling and evading questions, Wilson unloaded on Democrats for failing in their basic responsibilities in governmental oversight.

"This is outrageous contempt," Wilson wrote. "It isn't just that this scumbag Lewandowski is slapping the committee with it. This is a test, and the Democrats are going to fail it. They're so bad at this it makes me cringe."

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Israeli exit polls show Netanyahu losing election: reports

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In a surprising turn of events, exit polls in Israel show Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu losing the election. The prime minister's voting block failed to reach a 61 seats majority in the Knesset.

According the to the Jerusalem Post, there is no clear winner in the election. However, Axios reports that Netanyahu has failed to secure a victory.

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Trump attacks the homeless for sleeping in ‘our best highways, our best streets’ and vows to ‘do something about it’

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President Donald Trump on Tuesday issued an angry broadside against America's homeless population.

The Washington Post's Josh Dawsey reports that Trump, during a conversation with reporters, complained that homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings."

The president then said that people who live in these buildings pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige," and then vowed that "we'll be doing something about it."

Trump says homeless people are living in "our best highways, our best streets, our best entrances to buildings" where people pay "tremendous taxes" and want "prestige." Says he's speaking to tenants who "want to leave the country." He adds: "We'll be doing something about it."

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