Yet another smoking gun proves that officials in the Trump administration lied under oath about their attempt to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
It is now beyond doubt that high-ranking officials covered up the racist motivations behind their endeavor to rig the census.
The broad strokes of the administration’s scheme to add a citizenship question were uncovered during litigation last year.
Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, who oversees the Census Bureau, demanded that the Justice Department devise a rationale to insert the question.
Gore adapted this letter into a memo that he sent back to Ross, who then announced that he would add the citizenship question.
Hofeller’s files proved, among other things, that both men had lied about the genesis of the citizenship question during depositions.
But in reality, Neuman emailed Hofeller a draft of the letter justifying the census citizenship question on VRA grounds. »