It’s July 12th. Today, we Skimm’d This:
President Trump gave up his pursuit of a citizenship question on the 2020 census. But now he has a new plan to harness that info and get it to the states when it’s time to redistrict. We’ll explain what that would mean.
Dems and Republican in Congress have been visiting detention centers along the Mexican border. But they’re coming back with two very different storylines. We break it down.
And finally: Two rivals. One tennis court. One of them has been served.
theSkimm: President Donald Trump has dropped the idea of adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. But he says he has a back-up plan to get the data anyway. Which could affect elections across the country. We’ll explain. Meanwhile, Republicans and Dems in Congress are visiting detention camps along the Mexican border - but are coming back with different stories. Today’s hearing comes right before planned ICE raids begin on Sunday. We break it down. Also on today’s episode: a tropical storm makes its way to Louisiana, and a great match at Wimbledon.
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