The Trump administration attempted to end the census count early but a judge has ruled against it. Diane talks about the twists and turns in the 2020 census with Andrew Whitby, author of "The Sum of the People: How the Census Has Shaped Nations, from the Ancient World to the Modern Age."
For nearly two months, following the killing of George Floyd, protestors have gathered in Portland, Oregon.
Then this month, videos and images surfaced of federal agents in unmarked vehicles, using force and making arrests in the city – prompting confusion and fear. The Trump administration has since said those officers are from the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol, sent by the Department of Homeland Security.
It’s a move that’s been criticized by former heads of the agency. Still, the White House says those same agents are now “standing-by” in Seattle.
To help make sense of this use of federal force, Diane spoke with Zolan Kanno-Youngs, New York Times homeland security correspondent.
- Zolan Kanno-Youngs Homeland security correspondent, New York Times
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