Trump Will Drop Attempt To Add Citizenship Question To Census Via Executive Action

Sources told ABC News President Donald Trump was planning to reverse course and drop his plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census on Thursday, but he would still order the government to conduct the survey by other means. White House officials declined to comment before Trump’s remarks, which are scheduled for later on Thursday. Initial reports on Thursday said Trump was planning to announce some type of executive action to conduct a survey to determine which Americans are citizens or not, but it’s unclear how that would work. Attorney General William Barr, who was expected to attend the announcement, will now be tasked with figuring out a plan to deal with the ongoing legal…