Trump Administration Asks Supreme Court to Halt Census Trial

(Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court to halt a scheduled trial on lawsuits that challenge the addition of a question about citizenship to the 2020 census.

The request comes a week after the high court shielded Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross from having to answer questions under oath about his decision to add the question.

Trial is currently set to begin Nov. 5. The challengers include New York and the American Civil Liberties Union.

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