A Republican member of Congress has encouraged President Trump to ignore the Supreme Court and print the US Citizenship 2020 question on citizenship, as the President is considering an executive order.
Rep. Chip Roy, representing the 21st congressional district of the Lone Star State and covering much of the area north of San Antonio and much of Austin, called on social media in the midst of the controversy over the issue of citizenship of the census, within the For some confusion in the US, Trump's government wondered if the question would appear in the survey.
"It's the lawyers who advise him," Roy wrote in a tweet. "[Trump] she should ignore. Completed. Print the census with the questions and make a statement why ̵
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The Supreme Court blocked the citizenship question last week until further arguments can be presented by the administration.
This prompted Trade Minister Wilbur Ross to first announce that his department would print the census without the citizenship question amid the Supreme Court's objections.
"The Census Bureau has started to print the ten-year questionnaires without the question," Ross said in a statement. "My focus and that of the office and the entire department is to perform a thorough and accurate census."
The Texas Congressman, a Republican freshman, resorted to social media after being accused of publicly summoning Trump to ignore the high court.
"Lawless is the state of our border. Lawless is ruled by judges on political issues, "he tweeted. "Lawless does NOT rightly advise the president to follow the constitution and include a citizenship issue in the census – especially in the light of opinion."
Trump criticized the Supreme Court block and attacked him as "totally ridiculous" The US government "can not pose a fundamental issue of citizenship".
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On Wednesday, Trump reported that Commerce The "search" to include the issue in the census was "wrong" ,
"We are moving forward absolutely as we need to because of the importance of answering this question," he tweeted.
On Thursday, Trump said his government was still working to include the issue in the census, and reports said he was considering an executive order, which would lead to a showdown between his government and the colonel Court.  "So important to our country, that very simple and fundamental question" Are you a citizen of the United States? "In the 2020 census may be made," he tweeted.
Several outlets have reported Trump is considering using an executive to push ahead. The Washington Post reported that Trump had ordered lawyers to regulate the situation with an executive order and later include it in the census.
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"The government is considering the appropriateness of an executive ordinance covering the constitutional necessity of including the citizenship issue in the 2020 census," said one source Axios With.
Adam Shaw of Fox News contributed to this report.