CNN host Alisyn Camerota pressed Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D., Conn.) Wednesday over his opposition to a question about U.S. citizenship in the upcoming decennial Census, wondering why it wouldn't hurt to know an accurate number of illegal immigrants living in the U.S.
The Commerce Department announced Monday the question would again be part of the Census in 2020, drawing outrage from the left over its concerns that illegal immigrants would not complete the questionnaire. Democratic National Committee chairman Tom Perez called it a form of "voter suppression."
"What's wrong with that question?" Camerota asked.
"First, it violates the Constitution, which—" Blumenthal started...
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