Gowdy Agrees to Democrats Request For Public Hearing on the 2020 Census

Democrats have asked for documents relating to this decision, and it’s unacceptable that the Administration is refusing to produce them because of ongoing litigation.”

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Today, Rep. Elijah E. Cummings, the Ranking Member of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, issued the following statement in response to Chairman Gowdy announcing a hearing on the 2020 Census on May 8, 2018, and the Administration’s refusal to provide documents about adding a citizenship question:

“I’m very pleased that Chairman Gowdy has now heeded our calls for a public hearing to understand why the Trump Administration disregarded serious concerns expressed by career experts at the Census Bureau about adding a citizenship question. Democrats have asked for documents relating to this decision, and it’s unacceptable that the Administration is refusing to produce them because of ongoing litigation. We are a separate branch of government, we have our own duty to conduct oversight, and we do independent investigations all the time even when there are outside disputes among

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Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney - Oversight and Government Reform Democrats

Oversight Democrats

News and stories from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform — Democratic Staff — with Ranking Member Elijah Cummings

House Oversight Dems

Written by

Chairwoman Carolyn B. Maloney - Oversight and Government Reform Democrats

Oversight Democrats

News and stories from the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform — Democratic Staff — with Ranking Member Elijah Cummings

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