Washington Post: Trump asks Supreme Court to overturn lower-court ruling that blocked effort to exclude undocumented from apportionment
Other legal challenges to the memo include one by the government watchdog organization Common Cause, and several cities, groups and individuals that was filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, for which a hearing is scheduled next Tuesday.
Dan Vicuña, national redistricting manager for Common Cause, called the administration’s legal arguments “preposterous.”
“This is a nakedly partisan attempt to break the law by rigging the census, and we fully expect the same outcome in this case” as was decided in the lower court, he said.
A Supreme Court ruling on this case could set precedent that would affect the lower court’s decision in the Common Cause case.