Trump expected to announce executive action on adding citizenship question to census
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would have an announcement later in the day related to “the Census and Citizenship" and a senior administration official told ABC News the president was expected to say he's taking an executive action to try to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
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The announcement comes as the president has been weighing options for how to add the controversial citizenship question, even after the Supreme Court rejected the administration’s stated rationale for doing so as “contrived.”
It was expected Trump would instruct Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to add the question, escalating the administration's effort to work around the Supreme Court decision.
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