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Tuesday's Mini-Report, 3.27.18

Today's edition of quick hits.

Today's edition of quick hits:

* It should be an interesting fight: "Hours after the Trump administration announced that the 2020 U.S. census would include a question about citizenship status, Democrats vowed to fight it in Congress and the courts, saying the query will scare away respondents who fear immigration enforcement and that it will yield more political power to the GOP."

* An arrest: "At least one man has been arrested in connection with more than a dozen suspicious packages sent to government addresses on the Eastern Seaboard, most of them in the nation's capital, the FBI said Tuesday. Tranh Cong Phan, 43, was arrested at his home in the Seattle area on Monday."

* I'm eager to hear the explanation for this: "A POLITICO review of public documents, newly obtained FEMA records and interviews with more than 50 people involved with disaster response indicates that the Trump administration -- and the president himself -- responded far more aggressively to Texas than to Puerto Rico."

* Predictable: "President Trump has stayed in touch with Rob Porter, the former White House staff secretary who stepped down after allegations that he had abused his two former wives came to light, according to three people familiar with the conversations, and has told some advisers he hopes Mr. Porter returns to work in the West Wing."

* Extinct is forever: "Last week, environmental groups took the Trump administration to task for failing to protect the vaquita porpoise, the world's rarest (and perhaps cutest) marine mammal, from likely extinction."

* Before Justice Anthony Kennedy lectures Justice Sonia Sotomayor about professional practices, he should familiarize himself with his own record.

* New Jersey: "The state Assembly voted Monday to pass six bills to make New Jersey's already strict gun laws even tougher amid the national outcry for more gun control in the wake of the deadly high school shooting in Florida."

* I guess it's "Infrastructure Week" again?

Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.