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Rep. Jim Jordan: I Don’t Know Why Democrats Don’t Want to Know How Many Citizens Are in the U.S.

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Posted By: JoniTx, 3/16/2019 12:00:31 PM

Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio), ranking member on the House Oversight Committee, said Thursday that he didn’t know why Democrats aren’t interested in finding out how many U.S. citizens live in the country, and he accused them of politicizing the 2020 Census. “I do not know why the Democrats don’t want to know how many citizens are in the United States of America, but for some reason, they’re focused on this question. Maybe it’s politics. It seems clear to me we are having this hearing today for that reason. The majority insists on politicizing the 2020 Census,” Jordan said in his

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Reply 1 - Posted by: MainelySane 3/16/2019 12:07:32 PM (No. 2899)
One of the problems with counting only citizens for the census (whose only Constituional reason is for the apportionment of Representatives to the House of Rep.) is that Constitution says the population should be enumerated. It doesn´t say citizens.
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Reply 2 - Posted by: Italiano 3/16/2019 12:17:47 PM (No. 2920)
We do.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: Shmowry1 3/16/2019 12:22:55 PM (No. 2903)
D.C. is the animal farm.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 3/16/2019 12:23:31 PM (No. 2913)
@#1 - It is illegal for illegals to vote, therefore we need to know who is and isn´t here legally - and eligible.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Ben Around 3/16/2019 12:26:43 PM (No. 2912)

It has nothing to do with anything that makes sense. The dems are so deranged, they are opposed to anything that Trump wants.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: zek 3/16/2019 12:35:22 PM (No. 2916)
I agree #5, but would go a step beyond that. The dems. are against anything that differs from their own opinion on anything.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: lindamay 3/16/2019 12:46:55 PM (No. 2909)
If they don´t want to know how many citizens are in the U.S. then why are we conducting a census?
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Starboard_side 3/16/2019 12:55:20 PM (No. 2900)
Interestingly, the party that likes to count and separate people into groups, suddenly doesn´t want to count people and identify how many of each group there are now?

Think about that, Democrats love to count people, put them into identity groups, but now have cold feet about identifying how many are citizens, compared to those who aren´t?

They want to know how many are homeless, how many are X, Y and Z, but not how many are legal and illegal?

Maybe the latter is far larger than most have stated and would shock many voters?

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Reply 9 - Posted by: wilarrbie 3/16/2019 1:14:14 PM (No. 2915)
Exactly #8. And as a citizen taxpayer, I am suspicious that illegal ´residents´ add additional costs seemingly greater than their contributions. Lots of us are concerned about this and it needs to be examined. Census data is used not just for taxing distributions, but also for our representations before congress. The representation of needs and demands of those here illegally should NOT be on par with, and therefore separated from, those who are here as citizens or otherwise legally. If we do not ask, then we have incomplete data. We USED to ask! Why was it stopped?
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Mass Minority 3/16/2019 1:25:19 PM (No. 2906)
Because they don´t care. What they do care about is power and that is what this is all about.

Citizens are bailing from democrt dungheaps like New York and California. So much so that these state are in danger of losing house seats to the red states these blue state refugees flee to. That means electoral votes shift as well and the lefts built in advantage in the electoral college is eroded.

By importing millions of refugees and indigent foreigners to these blue state they can bolster their numbers and retain electoral college votes, and maybe even steal a few from low population red states.

Money or power are the only two motivating factors for the left Follow that and you will always know their real agenda.
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Reply 11 - Posted by: excalgalcg 3/16/2019 1:27:22 PM (No. 2914)
Rep. Jim Jordan is my hero. He’s not afraid to dig in and ask questions. Too bad the Republicans have so many swampers in the party. We need the Jordans.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: earlybird 3/16/2019 2:10:49 PM (No. 2905)
The Democrats are not interested in citizens. They are looking for voters. Prefer sheep for whom English is a second language or not at all. "Here is some candy. Follow me."
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Jobe 3/16/2019 2:36:53 PM (No. 2917)
As concerned as I am about the number of Democrat illegals that we have in the USA, I am even more concerned about the RINO´s who help the democrats to continue the flow. I am a resident of Ohio (not in Rep. Jordan´s district), but aware of his efforts vis-a-vis in trying to get a handle on the number of illegals (read "illegal voters")who will vote for democrat candidates in the coming elections.

A worse problem for Ohio Republicans is Senator Portman who just voted with the democrats against the President. I hope that the rest of Ohio´s Republicans will vote against Portman in the coming elections. I for one will remember his disloyalty.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Quigley 3/16/2019 2:51:59 PM (No. 2907)
Because when more votes are cast for a dim candidate than there is population, some republican might get suspicious.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: judy 3/16/2019 3:05:25 PM (No. 2901)
They will mysteriously come up with more votes than citizens...that’s why they don’t want voter IDS either. They can’t win unless they cheat. How many illegals do you think voted in the 2018 election???
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Reply 16 - Posted by: HotRod 3/16/2019 3:05:33 PM (No. 2910)
Yes you do, Jim. Yes you do know why. Just come out and say it. We won´t be shocked.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Annie Xango 3/16/2019 3:27:06 PM (No. 2911)
#13 right on..I am in Ohio..close to but not in Jordan´s district..I do know people that know him personally and cannot say enough great things about him..he is the real deal..I am contributing to him..and Devin Nunes..that crapweasel Portman will not get a thin dime..nor does the RNC..I just contribute to individuals..and also Judicial Watch and Project Veritas..
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Reply 18 - Posted by: stablemoney 3/16/2019 3:40:36 PM (No. 2902)
Is there a class action lawyer out there that will take my case? I want to sue for all the costs that illegals have cost me and others, both against the body of illegals in this country, the states that have received subsidies due to counting illegals and voter fraud, and the federal government for fraud in taxation and redistribution. I would like to also sue for reparations for all the welfare payments made in reparations to minority groups that are poor because of personal choices and not slavery.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: wilarrbie 3/16/2019 3:59:53 PM (No. 2904)
#18 you don´t have standing. /s
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Reply 20 - Posted by: hoosierblue 3/16/2019 6:27:41 PM (No. 2921)
What they are afraid of is that they may find out more about how many illegal non-citizens are in the country.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: preciosodrogas 3/16/2019 6:45:31 PM (No. 2918)
I(f he really wants to know how many illegals are in the country just tell him to run the food stamp rosters. Half the country was not on food stamps during the long recession (/s) as was being reported. That was a full count including all illegals. The US government uses your tax dollars to advertise that food stamps are available, no documentation requested or required.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623 3/17/2019 3:27:26 AM (No. 2919)
You would think these bleeding hearts would want to count them so they could give illegals more welfare. Maybe we should count the births to illegals we are paying for BTW.
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Reply 23 - Posted by: Trigger2 3/17/2019 3:42:37 AM (No. 2908)
The libtard commies don´t want us to know just how many illegals Barry and they let into the country to suck off the taxpayers.
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