Donald Trump’s ‘Deal of the Century’ Might Be Dead

President Donald Trump was already struggling to rally Arab support for a long-awaited Middle East peace plan he’s dubbed the “deal of the century.” His latest move in support of Israel may make that plan dead on arrival. By recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the long-disputed Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 Six Day War, Trump shoved Arab allies he’s counting on to back his peace initiative into a corner. The Golan decision came after he had already angered much of the Arab world by moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, and cutting off funding for a United Nations agency helping Palestinian refugees. Saudi Arabia and Egypt are unlikely to throw their weight behind the proposal being …

The 2020 Census Will Be Heading Your Way—With or Without That Citizenship Question

The U.S. Census Bureau is on schedule to start the 2020 count and is prepared for either outcome of the Supreme Court’s looming decision on whether the Constitution lets the Trump administration add a question asking whether people are American citizens. Test surveys to gauge whether there’s an aversion to the citizenship question and help gauge Census staffing needs are already being mailed out, with half of those 480,000 questionnaires including the contested query and the rest omitting it, Albert E. Fontenot Jr., associate director for decennial census programs, told reporters Monday in Washington. Justices are scheduled to hear arguments on April 23 and will rule by the end of June. “We have film that will be prepared for our …