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Harvard poll: Majority of Hispanics approve Census citizenship question

A majority of Hispanic voters–55 percent–approve of a citizenship question on the 2020 census, according to a new Harvard University Center for American Political Studies/Harris poll reported by the Washington Times.
A whopping 67 percent of all registered voters believe the census should ask the citizenship question–including 88% of Republicans, 63% of independents and 52% of Democrats.

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California OKs health benefits for illegal aliens

California has become the first state to offer taxpayer-funded health benefits to young adults living in the country illegally.

Democratic Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill into law on Tuesday that makes low-income adults age 25 and younger eligible for the state’s Medicaid program regardless of their immigration status.

State officials expect the plan to cover about 90,000 people and cost taxpayers $98 million.

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Appeals court dismisses Emoluments Clause lawsuit in win for Trump

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday dismissed a lawsuit filed by Maryland and the District of Columbia alleging that President Trump is violating the Emoluments Clause of the Constitution, finding that they did not have the standing to sue the president.

The ruling is a major win for Trump, who has frequently sought to prevent others from reviewing his private financial records.

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BET Co-Founder Robert L. Johnson praises Trump on the economy, says Dems ‘too far left’

Speaking on CNBC’s Hadley Gamble, America’s first black American billionaire said that the current Democratic Party has no chance of beating President Trump in 2020 and that some serious housecleaning is in order, reports Fox News.

“The party in my opinion, for me personally, has moved too far to the left,” Johnson said, adding that he will not be supporting a particular candidate at this time.

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Warren says she’ll push to end Israel’s ‘occupation’

2020 presidential hopeful Sen. Elizabeth Warren told activists Monday that she would push to end the Israeli government’s “occupation” of the West Bank and Gaza.

The left-wing Jewish group IfNotNow posted a video on Twitter of two of its members approaching Warren for a photo at a campaign event in Peterborough, New Hampshire.

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Poland moves to exempt young workers from income tax

Polish lawmakers have approved a measure that would exonerate most workers under the age of 26 from income taxes as the country seeks to stem the flow of its young people to other EU nations in search of better paying jobs.

The lower house of parliament approved the measure introduced by the ruling conservatives in a vote late Thursday by an overwhelming majority.

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AG Barr says Trump administration can legally add citizenship question to census

Attorney General William Barr said Monday that he believes the Trump administration can legally add a citizenship question to the 2020 census, though the Supreme Court ruled against its inclusion last month.

In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said he has been in regular contact with President Trump about the question, which the president is determined to see featured on the decennial survey.

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Obama appointed federal judge blocks Trump Administration to require drug prices in TV ads

A federal judge on Monday blocked the Trump administration Opens a New Window. from implementing a new rule that would force pharmaceutical companies Opens a New Window. to include the wholesale prices of their drugs in television advertising.

U.S. District Judge Amit Mehta in Washington, D.C. Opens a New Window. , sided with drugmakers Merck & Co Inc, Eli Lilly and Co and Amgen Inc by halting the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) rule from taking effect on Tuesday as planned.

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Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly cancels meeting over presence of British Ambassador

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross abruptly canceled a long-planned meeting with Britain’s Secretary of State for International Trade Liam Fox Tuesday because the British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch was also due to attend.

A Trump administration source said that the meeting was jettisoned because of the row over leaked secret cables from Darroch that described President Trump as “inept” and “incompetent.” The source said that it showed the rift between the Trump administration over the leaks was “a real thing” and growing.

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