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Attorney: Congressional seat data not ready until February


January 3, 2021

A Trump administration attorney said Monday that the numbers used for deciding how many congressional seats each state gets won't be ready until mid-February at the earliest, putting in jeopardy an effort by President Donald Trump to exclude people in the country illegally from those figures.

The U.S. Census Bureau has found new irregularities in the head count data that determines congressional seat allocations and the distribution of $1.5 trillion in federal spending each year, John Coghlan, a deputy assistant Attorney General, said during a court hearing.

The numbers could be pushed back...

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