Kellyanne Conway rips Trump critics: He ‘didn’t cave’ on census fight

By PoliticsFOXBusiness

Kellyanne Conway: Trump didn’t cave on census citizenship question

Counselor to President Trump Kellyanne Conway argues the president didn’t back off the census fight.

Kellyanne Conway, Counselor to President Trump, fired back at critics after the president dropped efforts to add the citizenship question to the census.

Continue Reading Below

“The president didn’t cave,” she told FOX Business’ Maria Bartiromo on Friday.  “He’s finding other means to gather the information saying that it was tied up in meritless litigation.”

MORE FROM FOXBUSINESS.COM... 

In Conway’s opinion there are “too many people who just play lawyers and constitutional experts on T.V.” aren’t looking at Chief Justice Roberts’s opinion from the Supreme Court close enough. The Supreme Court blocked the addition of the citizenship question to the 2020 census last month. 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX BUSINESS APP

“[Chief Justice Roberts] didn’t raise a legal and constitutional impediment to this exercise, this inclusion of the question. He just didn’t like the rational,” she said.  “And basically… was leaving an opening and the Department of Justice was just trying to walk through that. But time is of the essence and there are different ways to gather this information and this administration will.”

What do you think?

Click the button below to comment on this article.