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OVERSIGHT DEMS REQUEST INTERVIEWS OF KEY FIGURES IN CENSUS CITIZENSHIP PUSH

May 7, 2019
In The News

The House Oversight Committee reached out directly to key figures in the Trump administration’s decision to add a citizenship question to the census, seeking interviews with the individuals, in letters that claimed the Commerce Department was stymieing the committee’s investigation.

The Commerce Department has not complied with a subpoena for certain documents, the committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) and civil rights subcommittee Chairman Jamie Raskin (D-MD) said in the letters. Nor has the department cooperated with the committee’s request to interview the administration officials, according to the letters.

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