Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes
Why Is This Happening? with Chris Hayes
Chris Hayes, MSNBC & NBCNews THINK
The Trump Scheme to Rig the Census with Dale Ho
58 minutes Posted Nov 6, 2018 at 12:00 am.
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In many cases the Trump Administration isn’t shy when it comes to undermining the Constitution of the United States. But while fights over things like the Muslim ban or ending birthright citizenship play out in public, there are other massive Constitutional erosions happening under the radar.

This is the story of how Wilbur Ross and the Trump Administration went about trying to change the way people in America are counted and how they got caught lying about it. Dale Ho is the director of the Voting Rights Project for the ACLU. He caught the Trump Administration in a big lie about the way it intends to execute the 2020 census. Listen to Dale Ho describe what they found, why they’re suing, and why the results of his case could change the way Democracy in America functions. 

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