Congressional Black Caucus Declines Invitation To Meet With Trump
Congressional Black Caucus declines invitation to meet with Trump
The Congressional Black Caucus rejected an invitation for a second meeting with President Trump on Wednesday.
Citing frustration with the administration’s lack of action on the objectives presented at their March meeting, CBC Chairman Rep. Cedric Richmond, D-LA, wrote a letter to the president stating that another meeting “would not be entirely productive.”
“Through an objective assessment, we have seen no evidence that your Administration acted on our calls for action, and we have in fact witnessed steps that will affirmatively hurt Black communities,” Rep. Richmond wrote. While we agreed to explore possible future discussions when we first met, …