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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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Despite the Supreme Court temporarily blocking the measure, President Donald Trump is insisting that his administration will continue in its efforts to include a citizenship question on the 2020 census, even if it means delaying the constitutionally mandated count.

Democrats emphatically came out against the question's inclusion, fearing it would result in a lack of public resources due to Americans underreporting. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) even said the question's purpose is solely to "make America white again," alluding to Trump's infamous 2016 campaign slogan.

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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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The Supreme Court won't immediately allow a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, it announced on Thursday. Though the final fate of the ruling will likely be in front of the court at a later date, the government has stressed to the court that time is running out, and that the census questionnaire must be finalized by the end of the month.

President Donald Trump—a staunch supporter of adding the citizenship question to the census—announced that he'd push to delay the census all together "no matter how long," until the Supreme Court rules on the question once and for all.

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