Census delay could scuttle Trump's plans to exclude immigrants

Apportionment data from the 2020 census, which determines how many House seats each state will get for the next decade, may not be delivered until after President-elect Joe Biden is inaugurated, according to documents released by the House Oversight Committee.The Democratic majority on the committee was vague on how it received the internal documents, saying only that it obtained them from “another source” after the Trump administration declined to turn over various documents when the committee asked for them. One of the documents released by the committee, dated Nov. 27, says the “expected delivery” for that final apportionment count is Jan. 23, just days after Biden is inaugurated and President Donald Trump leaves office. Public release of the data is also scheduled for that day.A delay in delivering the data to the White House that runs past Jan. 20 could shoot down a Trump priority: excluding, for the first time,

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By Zach Montellaro and Daniel Lippman


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