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Baffled Reporters Call Out Trump Tweet Decrying ‘FAKE’ Census News: ‘Very Confused’

President Donald Trump Wednesday decried the “FAKE” news that the White House is “dropping its quest” to put that question about citizenship on the census, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling.

A statement from a DOJ attorney yesterday stated, “We can confirm that the decision has been made to print the 2020 Decennial Census questionnaire without a citizenship question, and that the printer has been instructed to begin the printing process.”

Commerce Sec. Wilbur Ross also put out a statement saying he disagrees with the Supreme Court ruling, but that “the Census Bureau has started the process of printing the decennial questionnaires without the question.”

So a number of reporters were thrown by Trump’s tweet Wednesday morning:

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