New York’s top lawyer says the Trump administration’s decision to put a question regarding citizenship status on the 2020 census questionnaire “directly targets*” his state. At a press conference Tuesday, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced a lawsuit aiming to block the move. Schneiderman says Article One of the Constitution requires a fair and accurate count of all people living in the United States – not just U-S Citizens – to be conducted every 10 years –
Schneiderman says New York is not alone in this suit.
Schneiderman says the Trump administration is out to destroy a bipartisan tradition that has been honored for decades by both Democrats and Republicans alike