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In Defending A Top Official Accused Of Lying In The Census Case, Did The DOJ Give Away The Game?

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights John Gore speaks at the Justice Department September 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about Department... WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 17: Acting Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights John Gore speaks at the Justice Department September 17, 2018 in Washington, DC. Attorney General Jeff Sessions spoke about Department of Justice efforts to support free speech on college campuses at the event. (Photo by Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images) MORE LESS
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June 4, 2019 12:11 p.m.

The Justice Department came out swinging Monday night to deny allegations, made by the challengers in the census citizenship question case, that two key witnesses lied in deposition testimony and effectively obscured evidence that the question was added for blatantly political reasons.

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