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Texas Congressman Chip Roy Urges Trump to Ignore the Swamp and Print Citizenship Question on the Census

Rep. Chip Roy thinks Trump is making a big mistake by capitulating on the census.

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The Trump administration announced today that they will be acquiescing to liberals by removing the citizenship question from the upcoming 2020 census, in what the fake news media is calling the “biggest defeat of his Presidency.”

“We can confirm that the decision has been made to print the 2020 Decennial Census questionnaire without a citizenship question, and that the printer has been instructed to begin the printing process,” DOJ attorney Kate Bailey told the opposing counsel in the census litigation.

Rep. Chip Roy (R-TX) believes this capitulation is wholly unnecessary and is urging President Trump to re-consider.

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Roy is fighting the liberal spin on Twitter on behalf of lawful Americans, and wants the President to show the same courage.

By capitulating on the census, Trump is going against the will of the voters. A Harvard CAPS/Harris poll that was released on Tuesday shows that a super-majority of voters, 67 percent, believe the U.S. government ought to be permitted to ask U.S. residents if they are lawful citizens on the census.

Trump has changed his tune from a series of Tweets that he issued just last week, which made it seem like he was ready to fight an incomprehensible Supreme Court decision.

“I have asked the lawyers if they can delay the Census, no matter how long, until the United States Supreme Court is given additional information from which it can make a final and decisive decision on this very critical matter,” President Trump tweeted.

“Seems totally ridiculous that our government, and indeed Country, cannot ask a basic question of Citizenship in a very expensive, detailed and important Census, in this case for 2020,” he added.

“Can anyone really believe that as a great Country, we are not able the ask whether or not someone is a Citizen,” Trump asked to highlight the ridiculousness of SCOTUS decision. “Only in America!”

A potential silver lining to the ruling in Department of Commerce v. New York was Chief Justice John Roberts’ assertion that Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross may use his discretion provided by the Constitution’s enumeration clause, the Administrative Procedure Act, and several acts of Congress governing the census to include the census question under a different pretext.

“I expect that the Trump administration’s Commerce Department and Department of Justice could well be back before the Supreme Court’s next term begins in October arguing for the question’s inclusion, and they could well win and include the question,” Richard Hasen wrote for Slate before the Trump administration’s capitulation.

Rep. Roy is hoping that he can spur Trump into reversing his decision and to continue the fight by pushing for another SCOTUS ruling before the census is issued without the crucial citizenship question in 2020.

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Alabama U.S. Senate Contender Tommy Tuberville Lied About Voting for Trump, According to 2016 Records

Tuberville is not telling the truth about being a long-time Trump backer.

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Alabama U.S. Senate Contender Tommy Tuberville was not registered to vote in 2016 when he claimed to have voted for Donald Trump for President.

Journalist and political operative Ryan Girdusky shared the discovery over social media that Tuberville never voted for President Trump:

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Girdusky noted that Tuberville did not vote in 2010, 2012, 2014, and 2016 either while he was living in Alabama and Florida:

Tuberville has been lying about his record on the campaign trail during a heated political race with former Attorney General Jeff Sessions, who hopes to reclaim the seat he once left to join the Trump Administration.

“Well, first of all – you know, on I’m going to support President Trump,” Tuberville told Fox & Friends. “I supported him from day one. I’m the only candidate in this race who supported him in this last election. I believe in him. He has a great work ethic. You know, the guy is a winner. And the things that he’s done – we need people to stand behind him – in the Senate, in Congress to help him get his agenda through.”

“But I want to help this state and Alabama,” he added. “You know, Alabama is going to grow. It’s going to really grow.”

Big League Politics has reported about Tuberville ducking Sessions throughout the campaign, avoiding any sort of a debate that could alert voters about his poor record:

As the Republican primary runoff for nomination for the U.S. Senate in Alabama, football coach Tommy Tuberville is doubling down on a strategy of refusing to debate former Senator and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, leaving serious questions about his immigration policy positions unanswered.

Tuberville hopes to cruise to an easy victory on the basis of support from Donald Trump, who remains incensed at Sessions over a feud related to his former Attorney General’s recusal from Robert Mueller’s witch hunt Russia investigation. But Sessions has emphasized that the feud- now in the past- can’t be all that comes under consideration for Alabama’s Republican voters.

Tuberville steadfastly refuses to clarify some of his troubling statements related to immigration policy, including stating that the United States needs 400,000 Indian visa workers to provide labor for America’s corporations. Tuberville continues to rebuff attempts from Sessions to organize a debate to discuss actual policy before the July 14th runoff election, which will determine who will go on to face Democrat Doug Jones in November.

Sessions reiterated that Tuberville refuses to participate in a debate in a tweet responding to President Trump’s latest criticism of him, pointing out that Tuberville’s GOPe sympathies render him a suspect so-called supporter of the President’s ‘MAGA’ agenda.

The Alabama U.S. Senate Republican run-off election between Tuberville and Sessions is scheduled to take place on July 14.

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