Ending The Census Early Could Have Huge Political Consequences – Day That Was | MSNBC

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After requesting an extension in April, the U.S. Census Bureau is now reversing course and saying it will end its count a month early, even as response rates are the lowest they’ve ever been in recent history due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This unprecedented move comes right at the time that census workers are usually preparing to count traditionally undercounted segments of the population – including people who are homeless, people who are low-income, immigrants and speakers of languages other than English. Leaving them out of the census would have major implications for community services, elections and political representation. Aired on 8/4/2020.
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Ending The Census Early Could Have Huge Political Consequences – Day That Was | MSNBC

52 Comments on "Ending The Census Early Could Have Huge Political Consequences – Day That Was | MSNBC"

  1. Trump occupation has no authority to intervene with the census, it was already ruled by the supreme court they can’t change the dates, they can’t change the questions. Any Republican representative that refuses to take a vote or a census must be detained

    • YouRuse is A leftist org | August 5, 2020 at 7:19 AM | Reply

      So the sitting Commander in Chief can’t take an accurate tally of his citizens? Well that’s a weird new concept… did you just make that up?

    • eurekajim #VoteBlue2020 | August 5, 2020 at 9:47 AM | Reply

      @YouRuse is A leftist org How are you going to get an accurate count if you stop counting before you’re done?

    • YouRuse is A leftist org Americans in states with mail in ballots know that they must submit those votes by the end of September or take the ballot to their local voting precinct on Election Day. I had to show up because I left the state and forgot to mail mine in, it’s not hard to figure out how to fill it in if you just know how to read at a Fifth Grade Level. This also applies to the Military; when service members are overseas or on tour, they need to get those out and back to the states within a certain timeframe because their mail goes through customs too. If they can’t use the 6 weeks before to sure the count of mail in votes are gone by November 3rd there’s a bigger problem than mailing fraud.

  2. Hibo Maxamad | August 5, 2020 at 6:27 AM | Reply

    Since 4 years america has no right politics anymore 🙋‍♀️

  3. One more reason to vote against Trump and his Republicans thugs. Do not let him enfringe or even take away your RIGHTS!!!! VOTE BLUE VOTE BIDEN

  4. Donald Trump the most anti-American president ever

  5. lol!!! hail trump, your false messiah.

  6. If you’re not nervous, then you aren’t paying attention.

    • Mueller Time | August 5, 2020 at 7:13 AM | Reply

      We aren’t nervous. Democrats refuse to let Biden debate and Democratic Nazi cultists are burning down their own cities making them resemble Africa!!! Trump landslide

    • YouRuse is A leftist org | August 5, 2020 at 7:17 AM | Reply

      Mueller Time actually, a lot of them are agents for Soros from outside of the area. FBI currently has 300 terrorist cases going related to the rioting

    • @Mueller Time So, you admit you’re not paying attention. That explains a lot!

    • @YouRuse is A leftist org Another conspiracy theory? Do you guys ever get tired of blaming everyone else for your own egregious behaviors?

    • YouRuse is A leftist org | August 5, 2020 at 1:13 PM | Reply

      Inde nmc Only Joe Biden’s handlers know the extent of his cognitive decline. If they let him debate America and the world will also know

  7. Take notes: the republiKKKcon party under Trump🎃 has subverted the courts to right wing judges… marginalized the FBI & CIA… weakened the election commission … attacked and marginalized the media … empowered the radical right wing groups and armed federal forces… warped the DOJ … refused to be accountable to Congress … refused to serve their constituents – the American workers … decimated legal US immigration … diverted US taxpayers’ money to corporate & wealthy donors and interests … defunded infrastructure … gutted voting rights and fair voting accountability… violated the US constitution….👎
    And now they are attempting to maintain power by attacking the USPS… subverting the constitutionally mandated USA census … suing to stop main-in voting … catering to fascist and racist agendas and rhetoric!🤮👎
    All this while FAILING to contain the covid-19 pandemic … FAILING to protect Americans from the economic collapse … FAILING to protect fair justice & US democracy!
    The GOP is the party of right-wing fascism! GET THEM OUT!!! VOTE BLUE🟦 2020

  8. John Underwood | August 5, 2020 at 7:02 AM | Reply

    Repugs cheat at every opportunity.

  9. MrMyarsesmells | August 5, 2020 at 7:02 AM | Reply

    Do you mind this comment is private.

  10. What’s the point of a political system where a single politician can stop bills from being voted on like Mitch McConnell can? The fact that the process has had the opportunity to become so tainted without public outcry that makes a difference is already proof that the democratic values of the nation have been lost to a certain degree. Regaining them seems impossible as things stand, it’s like trying to push toothpaste back in. The longest running democratic system in the world really, honestly seems like it’s coming to the end of its run.

    Just compare this to various other western democracies and their political processes, and it’s obvious that the US senate acts like it wants to be an imperial court. And please compare it to something other than the UK, at least not only that.

  11. Sue, sue, sue. Pull a Trump and delay the census until we have human beings in the White House instead of monsters. Then we the people can redo the census which is now totally tainted.

  12. Football Nerd | August 5, 2020 at 7:17 AM | Reply

    If Republicans continue to enable Trump their party will end up dying with him.

    Justice will prevail eventually.

  13. Watching from overseas. Young Americans, you need to own the future

  14. Trump and his administration are unAmerican and undemocratic. They will do anything to keep power and force their ideologies onto the majority.

    Vote 🌊across the board and in numbers never seen before, your life, America and the economy literally depends on it.

  15. Martin McMartin | August 5, 2020 at 7:34 AM | Reply

    More of agent orange’s manipulation and chaos.

    • YouRuse is A leftist org | August 5, 2020 at 8:51 AM | Reply

      Martin McMartin the protests are the chaos, Trump is the protector

    • @YouRuse is A leftist org Using your somewhat dubious logic, that would mean George III was the protector while American colonists were burning things up in Boston?

  16. I’m so tired of individual one and his weak sycophants! These criminals will stop at nothing to hold onto power! They’re despicable!

  17. Old Lady2020 | August 5, 2020 at 8:25 AM | Reply

    The U.S. census counts every resident in the United States. It is mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and takes place every 10 years. ..

  18. In 2010 most of the people who refused to respond to the census were actually right wing nuts who thought the government was tracking them through the census, then threatened to call the cops on their GPS tracked phone…😂😂😂

  19. Trump is literally destroying EVERYTHING in America!! 😭😭

  20. Neil Barrett | August 5, 2020 at 6:45 PM | Reply

    Wake up Americans, this guy is so corrupt he does not care about you only himself

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