When Trump talks about saving neighborhoods, he’s talking mainly about dismantling a Barack Obama administration rule intended to hold municipalities accountable for fulfilling a civil-rights-era federal mandate to end housing segregation.
Plaintiffs in the suit filed Thursday include a Republican congressional candidate and four registered voters from Somerset County. The lawsuit comes three days after the U.S. Supreme Court, divided 4-4, rejected a Republican plea making a similar argument.
It’s the last, best chance for both candidates to make their arguments to a broad audience of the American public for why they should be president. After Thursday night, there won’t be any opportunities like this left.