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Napolitano on SCOTUS blocking citizenship question to census: ‘decisive defeat’ for President Trump

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The Supreme Court has ruled, in a 5-4 decision that the U.S. government will not add a citizenship question to the census in 2020. Fox News senior judicial analyst judge Andrew Napolitano breaks down the decision.

Fox News senior judicial analyst judge Andrew Napolitano said on Thursday that President Trump and his government suffered a “decisive defeat” with the Supreme court blocked a citizenship question on the census, in 2020.

The court said the administration is the explanation for adding such a question is insufficient, and sent him back to the lower courts for further consideration. The ruling marks a setback for the government, but the Problem is not yet solved.

However, Napolitano said that the decision of the case to two lower courts effectively, the output for the year 2020 census ends, since the printing of the census documents starts at 1. July.

“In this question, who knows if it will ever come back,” Napolitano said.

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“Skim, this is a significant defeat for the trump-administration and for the President personally, who, of course, wanted to this question, and I think, had understandable reasons for wanting it on there,” said Napolitano.

The judgment said that the court was presented “with an explanation for the Agency action, which is incongruent with what the report reveals about the priorities of the Agency and the decision-making process.”

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This case was one of the most watched cases of the court term, the Department of Commerce, v. city of New York, and explores exactly what led the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross decision also belongs to the question in the first place.

On the question of whether Ross was acting within his authority when he added, is the question. More specifically, there were questions whether he will pay the Administrative Procedure Act that sets the standards for how Federal agencies make changes to, or the Enumeration clause of the Constitution, which says that congressional representatives are apportioned to States based on their population, “” and “persons.”

Fox News’ Ronn Blitzer and Adam Shaw contributed to this report.

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