Pelosi Statement on Supreme Court Ruling Ending Census Early | Speaker Nancy Pelosi

“The Supreme Court’s decision to enable the President’s shameful campaign to curtail the Census is regrettable and disappointing.  The President’s attack on the Census count and his refusal to provide time beyond December 31 for submission of the Census report clearly violate the Constitutional mandate enshrined by our Founders for a fair and accurate Census.  Further, the President’s actions threaten to politically and financially exclude many in America’s most vulnerable communities from our democracy. “The Trump effort to end the Census early has been resoundingly rejected by experts, including in the Government Accountability Office, Commerce Department Inspector General and Census Scientific Advisory Committee, who all warn that the accelerated schedule will result in an inaccurate Census that will deny vulnerable communities the representation and funds they are entitled to.  Specifically, the Census Bureau officials have stated that curtailing the Census is ‘ludicrous’ and will result in ‘fatal data flaws that are unacceptable for a constitutionally mandated national activity.’ “The House of Representatives will continue to fight in the Courts and in the Congress to ensure

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