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President Donald Trump's administration has tried for over a year to wield the United States census to bolster its anti-immigrant platform, rather than getting an accurate count of the country's populace to better allocate its resources.

The administration has long sought to add a citizenship question, despite warnings that it could result in underreporting of the population and the targeting of immigrants.

According to reporting from The Tampa Bay Times, Republican party is once again using the census to bolster its interests.

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The death of Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) sent a wave of sadness through lawmakers on both sides of the aisle, but longtime friend of Cummings, Bobby Rankin, brought a much-needed moment of levity when eagle-eyed viewers saw him snub Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) while shaking the hands of bipartisan lawmakers.

Watch below.

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Americans across the country were concerned when news broke that President Donald Trump was seeking options for including a citizenship question to the 2020 United States Census through an executive action, despite a Supreme Court ruling blocking the question's inclusion.

Even for Trump, openly defying a Supreme Court ruling seemed unbelievable.

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In a rare appearance on mainstream media, right-wing conspiracy theorist Rush Limbaugh spoke with the hosts of Fox and Friends Friday morning. The three weekday hosts of Fox's morning program deferred to Limbaugh as an expert on the citizenship question, history of the census and the Democratic party for almost 10 minutes.

Limbaugh stated within the first few moments:

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President Donald Trump waits for journalists to leave the the Oval Office before beginning their meeting at the White House April 04, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Thursday morning the news was filled with stories of President Donald Trump's plan to issue an executive order to override the Supreme Court's ruling on his citizenship question on the 2020 census.

At a social media summit with conservative voices early Thursday, Trump lamented:

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is known for taking a more measured approach than some of her congressional colleagues when it comes to rebuking President Donald Trump.

But in speaking to constituents in San Francisco regarding Trump's insistence on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 United States census, Pelosi minced no words in calling him out:

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