2020 Census

Al Sharpton Surrogate Disrupts Event: ‘Folk’ Don’t Trust Trump Administration to Conduct 2020 Census

An event with faith leaders from around the country on Tuesday in Washington, DC, focused on the importance of participation in the 2020 Census devolved into politically charged dialogue when the Rev. Nelson B. Rivers III of Al Sharpton’s National Action Network said black and brown “folk” don’t trust the Trump administration to fairly conduct the census.

Steven Gillingham, the director of the U.S. Census Bureau (center) listens with other members of the bureau as a representative from Al Sharpton's National Action Network complained about the Trump administration's ability to conduct the 2020 Census. (Penny Starr/Breitbart News)

EXCLUSIVE – Jeff Landry: Accurate Census Protects Our Republic

Late last month, my office and the American people received great news from the White House: our petition to reinstate the citizenship question in the decennial 2020 Census was approved. We will once again get a more accurate count of how many American citizens reside in our country.

Attorney General Jeff Landry