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California Rep. Lou Correa urges Trump to restore Spanish-language version of White House website

Freshman Rep. Lou Correa (D-Santa Ana) asked President Trump in a letter Wednesday to reinstate the Spanish-language version of the White House website.

An aide to the president said Tuesday that a Spanish-language version of the page would be available at some point.

Correa's spokesman, Andrew Scibetta, said the congressman wants to make sure it's moving forward.

"In development is not the same as online. We want to make sure this actually happens, and doesn’t get stuck in indefinite development," he said.

Correa represents California's 46th Congressional District, in which more than half of residents speak Spanish at home, according to the U.S. Census Bureau's 2015 American Community Survey.

The Trump administration took over the site on Friday, the day he was inaugurated. Among other changes, it no longer includes an option for translation into Spanish or an option that gave information about access for disabled users.

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