Tag Archives: John Gore

Top DOJ Official Behind Census Question “Resigns”

Roll Call reports: The Justice Department official at the center of the push to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census has left the department, a person familiar with the decision confirmed Friday. John Gore, who served as the Civil Rights Division’s principal assistant attorney general, authored a letter on enforcement of the Voting Rights Act that the Commerce …

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Trump Taps Lawyer Who Defended North Carolina’s Anti-LGBT Hate Law To Run DOJ’s Civil Rights Division

Talking Points Memo reports: Donald Trump has tapped lawyer John Gore, who defended the University of North Carolina system in a legal challenge over the state’s anti-LGBT law, to be the deputy assistant attorney general for the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Gore is a partner at Jones Day, the Trump campaign’s law firm. Jones Day announced that Gore and …

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